Agoraphobia Library

  • A Daily Plan for Overcoming Agoraphobia
    Agoraphobia narrows your world, literally and figuratively. People with agoraphobia avoid certain situations or places that may cause them to ...
  • How to Halt and Minimize Panic Attacks
    Experiencing a panic attack can be scary. While panic attacks vary among individuals, attacks tend to ...
  • A Brief History of Anxiety: Yours and Mine
    In the U.S., 40 million adults have an anxiety disorder. Author Patricia Pearson is one of them: She is a regular visitor to Flu Wiki, an online community that fears an impending influenza outbreak. She ...
  • Tips to Cope with a Panic Attack
    A panic attack is a sudden rush of physical symptoms -- like shortness of breath, muscle spasms, and nausea -- coupled with uncontrollable anxiety and sometimes a sense of impending doom. Visits to the emergency ...
  • Facts About Phobias
    Phobias are persistent, irrational fears of certain objects or situations. Phobias occur in several forms; the fear associated with a phobia can focus on a particular object (specific phobia) or be a fear of embarrassment ...
  • An Introduction to Phobias
    Phobias occur in several forms. A specific phobia is a fear of a particular object or situation. Social phobia is a fear of being painfully embarrassed in a social setting. And agoraphobia, which often accompanies ...
  • Treatment of Panic Disorder
    Treatment can bring significant relief to 70 percent to 90 percent of people with panic disorder, and early treatment can help keep the disease from progressing to the later stages where agoraphobia develops. Before undergoing any ...
  • Psychotherapy for Anxiety Disorders
    In recent years, various pharmaceuticals such as anti-depressants and tranquilizers have been utilized to treat a wide range of anxiety disorders. This trend, while often immediately beneficial to the patient, has publicly overshadowed the ...
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