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agoraphobia

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

  • Overcoming the terrors of agoraphobia .
  • Overcoming the terrors of agoraphobia .
  • The treatment for agoraphobia is much the same as it is for social phobia: cognitive-behavioral therapy and drugs.
News & Articles

  • 'Trailer Park Musical': DLT's production is can't-turn-away-from fun (June 14-29)
    If the words "trailer park" make you titter, if you didn't miss an episode of TLC's "Welcome to Myrtle Manor" this spring, if a musical about agoraphobia, adultery, '80s nostalgia, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken chair, kleptomania, strippers, flan and disco sounds like a blast, drag a metal patio chair up to the Dalton Little Theatre.
    June 14, 2013 - Chattanooga Times Free Press
Quotes

  • Rosie Kane in Glasgow Sunday Mail
    Rosie said: "Nicola appears on a piece of film screened at the end of the play and offers hope. She suffers from agoraphobia and rarely leaves the house but is still a positive and fun-loving person. Passing on her message is one of the most moving...
  • Charlie Brooks in Times Online
    Brooks says that she left the show for a while when she felt that "the character had gone through so much - drugs, prostitution, agoraphobia."
  • Sally Lindsay in BBC News
    It's been very difficult because I never knew anything about panic attacks or agoraphobia,Lindsay said. "It's amazing how many people helped me out and how many people come up to me now and say, 'I have panic attacks'. I just worked as...

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