agoraphobia


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a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)

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The LOD score was only 2 in a broader anxiety disorder sample of 62 Icelandic families with diagnoses including panic disorder, agoraphobia, simple phobia, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and somatoform pain, which was highly comorbid with anxiety in the sample (Am.
After being forced to take early retirement through ill health at 55, she became a prisoner in her own home, struck down by a crippling agoraphobia which made going outside almost impossible.
Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder which leaves sufferers unable to confront daily situations.
But Ann and the other two children clearly met adult criteria for panic disorder with varying degrees of agoraphobia, Ballenger and his co-workers contend.
Susan Turner is barely able to step outside her front door because of her agoraphobia which first struck years ago.
Lynch has previously said he suffers a little from agoraphobia.
Payne, 25, said his agoraphobia was triggered by "knowing that you might be photographed" on any trip outside - even to the shops or petrol station.
agoraphobia. it In other words, in some cases, the phobia arises from a specific trigger or experience - while for others, it can be more general.
Agoraphobia often results in avoiding certain situations - or not leaving the house at all.
agoraphobia. it hard In other words, in some cases, the phobia arises from a specific trigger or experience - while for others, it can be more general.
Popping to the shops, picking up a coffee on the way to work, hopping on a bus or train - for most of us, these are everyday actions but for people with agoraphobia, they could be the stuff of nightmares.