Show 137 The Space of Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is the fear of having an attack in a place of in front of other people or in public. It is a kissing cousin of anxiety and panic disorders.

This is an introduction to this specific phobia and some informational resources. Don't worry, there will be more botanical tea information coming down the road.

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Resources Mentioned: 

MedlinePlus has a good information page about Agoraphobia with some treatment suggestions.

National Institute of Mental Health page on anxiety and related disorders including phobias, social anxiety and other forms of the condition.

Psychology Today page explores Agoraphobia with specific mentions of medication options.


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