Articles & Presentations

by or quoting Dr. Colvard

Presentations by Dr. Colvard to Professionals:

Anxiety, Panic and Psychiatric Problems in Divers, Faculty, SAUHMA Conference - Refresher Course in Underwater Medicine 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 28, 2007 (download below)

Nasal and Sinus Irrigation in Scuba Divers, Faculty, SAUHMA Conference - Refresher Course in Underwater Medicine 2007, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 8, 2007

Understanding Stress, Anxiety & Panic in Divers, Faculty, Diver Stress and Panic Prevention Workshop, sponsored by Divers Alert Network - Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, September 27, 2007

Identifying Anxiety & Panic Risk in Divers, Faculty, Diver Stress and Panic Prevention Workshop, sponsored by Divers Alert Network - Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 27, 2007

Case Discussions, Faculty, Diver Stress and Panic Prevention Workshop, sponsored by Divers Alert Network - Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 27, 2007

Prevention Strategies for Anxiety & Panic in Divers, Faculty, Diver Stress and Panic Prevention Workshop, sponsored by Divers Alert Network - Southern Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa, Sep 27, 2007

Examination of Panic in 12,231 Recreational Scuba Divers, Poster session and Abstract, 35th Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA, June 28, 2002

Physiological Effects of Panic on the Diver, Faculty, 42nd Diving & Hyperbaric Medicine Course, Divers Alert Network, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, Aug 17, 2000

Presentations by Dr. Colvard to the Public:

Ten Ways to Equalize Your Ears Naturally. Our World-Underwater, Rosemont, IL, February 2011-2013 (download below)

Prevention Strategies for Anxiety& Panic in Divers. Our World-Underwater, Rosemont, IL, February 2011-2013 (download below)

Tsunami 2004: Dive Panic and Rapid Ascent. Our World-Underwater, Rosemont, IL, February 22, 2009 (download below)

Can You Say "Good-Bye" to Decongestants? Nasal and Sinus Irrigation in Divers; Natural Alternatives to Decongestants. Our World-Underwater, Rosemont, IL, February 16, 2008 (download below)

Identifying Anxiety and Panic Risk in Divers. Our World-Underwater, Rosemont, IL, February 16, 2008 (download below)

Diver Panic: Who? When? How? Seas Scuba Expo, Raleigh, NC, October 14-15, 2000

Presentations by Dr. Colvard on YouTube for the Public:

Ten Ways to Equalize Middle Ear Pressure Naturally - 2014

Sinus Rinse/Irrigation for Scuba Divers - 2015

David's Other YouTube Videos:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCh4NpMb-BKxYd-o5DtwQlKQ

Articles and Papers by Dr. Colvard :

Colvard, D.F., Mankoff R., and Owens A.: Obesity and Divers,The Undersea Journal, (Professional Journal of Professional Association of Diving Instructors) Third quarter, 2007, pp 40-45 (download below)

Colvard, D.F. and Colvard, L.Y: A Study of Panic in Recreational Divers, The Undersea Journal, (Professional Journal of Professional Association of Diving Instructors) First quarter, 2003, pp 40-44 (download below)

Fear and Loathing in Open-Water Training. DiveCenterBusiness.com, Nov/Dec 2014, pp. 32-39. (download below)

Panic and Post-Traumatic Stress. Alert Diver, Spring 2014, pp

Fathoms of Fear: A Case of Diver Panic. Alert Diver - DAN, May/Jun 2009, pp. 42-47.(download below)

A Diving Musician Grieves. Bonaire Reporter, Jun 29, 2007, p. 7

Does Your Dive Buddy Have Nitrogen Narcosis? Bonaire Reporter, Jun 8, 2007, p. 16

Nitrogen Narcosis. Bonaire Reporter, May 18, 2007, p. 4

Peer Pressure or Disappear Pressure? Bonaire Reporter, May 11, 2007, p. 10

Another Reason to Stay Hydrated. Bonaire Reporter, May 4, 2007, p. 15

Trait Curiosity in Scuba Divers. Bonaire Reporter, Apr 27, 2007, p. 13

Easter Symbols Underwater. Bonaire Reporter, Apr 5, 2007, p. 14

Claustrophobic Student Diver. Bonaire Reporter, Mar 23, 2007, p. 15 & 17

Treating Traumatized Divers. Bonaire Reporter, Mar 16, 2007, p. 18

Phobias in Scuba Diving. Bonaire Reporter, Mar 9, 2007, p. 18

Relative Risk of Panic on Bonaire. Bonaire Reporter, Mar 1, 2007, p. 10

Relative Risk of Panic During Dive - 2000 Survey. Bonaire Reporter, Feb 16, 2007, p. 18

Obesity and Diving. Bonaire Reporter, Feb 9, 2007, p. 18

Decompression Symptoms and Obesity in 2003. Bonaire Reporter, Feb 2, 2007, p. 18

Body Mass Index in Divers in 2003. Bonaire Reporter, Jan 19, 2007, p. 7

Diver Response to First Dive Panic Experience - 2000 Survey. Bonaire Reporter, Jan 12, 2007, p. 8

How Do Divers Equalize? Bonaire Reporter, Jan 5, 2007, p. 7

Why Did Divers Cancel Dives in 2003? Bonaire Reporter, Dec 29, 2006, p.

No Foot, No Problem. Bonaire Reporter, Feb 17, 2006, pp. 9 & 13

Scuba Diving Magazine (quoting Dr. Colvard):

Grace Under Pressure: Dealing with Panic Underwater by Selene Yeager

Scuba-Phobia! by Selene Yeager, June 2007

Truths and Consequences by Selene Yeager, November 2006

Diving with Depression by Selene Yeager, March 2007

Stop the Dive Wreckers by Selene Yeager, December 2006

Equalize Every Time by Selene Yeager,

Never Panic Again by Selene Yeager, August 2005