Agoraphobia

Fear of places and situations that might cause panic, helplessness, or embarrassment.

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder that often develops after one or more panic attacks.

Symptoms include fear and avoidance of places and situations that might cause feelings of panic, entrapment, helplessness, or embarrassment.

Treatments include talk therapy and medication.

 

Cluster Number: F-1
Wiki Number: W003
Diagnosis: Agoraphobia
US Patients: 1.7% Adults
World Patients:
Sex Ratio: M-2W
Age Onset: 20+
Brain Area: Extra epinephrine – poor balance
Symptoms: environment unsafe-no escape
Progression: Open spaces or outside home; may lead to 10-30 minute panic attack or PTSD
Causes:
Medications: antidepressants; anti-anxiety
Therapies: relaxation, systematic desensitization, expanding exposuresCBT-50%

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YOUTUBE VIDEOS BY DIAGNOSIS:
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AMAZON’S BOOK TITLES BY DIAGNOSIS:
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Dr. Elke Zuercher-White, The Agoraphobia Workbook

THIS DIAGNOSIS MAY QUALIFY FOR SCHOOL SPECIAL PROGRAM.

THIS DIAGNOSIS MAY QUALIFY FOR SOCIAL SECURITY DISABILITY BENEFITS.

4 CURRENT ARTICLES
FROM PUBMED

The world-wide medical research
reports chosen for each diagnosis 

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PubMed article’s summary-abstract.