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Definition of the noun agoraphobia

What does agoraphobia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: agoraphobias

  1. a morbid fear of open spaces (as fear of being caught alone in some public place)
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • more generic terms: phobia / phobic disorder / phobic neurosis = an anxiety disorder characterized by extreme and irrational fear of simple things or social situations

Alternative definition of the noun agoraphobia

noun

  1. The fear of wide open spaces, crowds, or uncontrolled social conditions.

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  2. "Agoraphobia" is a musical album of Tom Bombadil.
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  3. "Agoraphobia" is a musical album of Holy Mother.
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Google previewReading Keys (2013)

by Laraine Flemming

EXAMPLE Agoraphobia is a strong fear of being separated from a safe place or person and left without means of escape from a diflicult or dangerous situation. People who...

Among all phobias, agoraphobia is the one most likely to be treated.

Google previewDiscovering Psychology: The Science of Mind (2012)

by John Cacioppo, Laura Freberg

Agoraphobia is the fear of open spaces and is named after the ancient Greek agora, or marketplace. As we mentioned previously, agoraphobia is a common outcome of panic disorder. When a person becomes afraid of the embarrassment of ...

Google previewEssentials of Abnormal Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness. These situations ...

Google previewIntroducing Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agoraphobia: Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness.

Google previewPsychology (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness. These situations ...

Google previewPsychology, An Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness. These situations ...

Google previewPractitioner's Guide to Evidence-Based Psychotherapy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia: Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness.

Google previewAdvanced Practice Nursing of Adults in Acute Care (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives the environment as being difficult to escape or get help. These situations include, but are not limited to, wideopen spaces, as well as ...

Google previewJournal of Nervous and Mental Disease (1904)

some of them may be expressed 111 a fashion more pronounced than others; sometimes agoraphobia is the prominent symptom; sometimes the delirium of touch; sometimes obsedant reasonings, etc; but in questioning patients of this kind, ...

Google previewCognitive Behavioural Interventions for Mental Health Practitioners (2010)

by Alec Grant

Agoraphobia is an intense fear of places or situations where escape or help is difficult (e.g. crowded places, long queues and trains). Cognitive. behavioural. conceptualisation. for. panic. disorder. The cognitive ...

Google previewMosby's Pocketbook of Mental Health (2014)

by Eimear Muir-Cochrane, Patricia Barkway, Debra Nizette

Agoraphobia Agoraphobia is a specific fear of being in places or situations from which escape may be difficult.

Google previewDental Management of the Medically Compromised Patient (2012)

by James W. Little, Donald Falace, Craig Miller, Nelson L. Rhodus

Agoraphobia is a fear of having distressful or embarrassing symptoms on leaving home. It often accompanies panic disorder. Social phobias may be specific, such as fear of public speaking, or general, such as fear of being embarrassed when ...

Google previewPsychiatry, 2 Volume Set (2015)

by Allan Tasman, Jerald Kay, Jeffrey A. Lieberman, Michael B. First, Michelle Riba

Thus, agoraphobia is a condition in which a person has anxiety about being in places or situations from which escape.

Google previewPsychology, Concise Introduction (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness. These situations ...

Google previewIntroduction to Psychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

Agoraphobia: Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where the sufferer perceives certain environments as dangerous or uncomfortable, often due to the environment's vast openness or crowdedness.

Google previewHandbook of Empirical Social Work Practice, Mental Disorders (1998)

by Bruce A. Thyer, John S. Wodarski

Agoraphobia is a condition often related to Panic Disorder and is defined in DSM -IV as anxiety about being in places or situations from which escape might be difficult (or embarrassing) or in which help may not be available, in the event of ...

Google previewEssentials of Medical Language (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Agoraphobia is an anxiety disorder characterized by anxiety in situations where it is perceived to be difficult or embarrassing to escape. These situations can include, but are not limited to, wideopen spaces, and uncontrollable social situations ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Women and Gender (2001)

Sex Similarities and Differences and the Impact of Society on Gender by Judith Worell

AGORAPHOBIA—the fear of being out in the world—has become the most common and debilitating phobic disorder since it was first documented by Westphal in 1871. In fact, agoraphobic individuals represent half of the phobic population, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Stress and Stress-Related Diseases, Second Edition (2006)

by Ada P. Kahn

agoraphobia Many agoraphobics have episodes of DEPRESSION. The first episode may occur within weeks or months of the first panic attack. Individuals complain of feeling “blue,” having crying spells, feeling hopeless and irritable, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Psychopharmacology (2010)

by Ian Stolerman

Agoraphobia. ALYSON J. BOND National Addiction Centre PO48, Institute of Psychiatry, Kings College London, London, UK Synonyms Avoidance of feared places and situations: Anticipatory anxiety; Fear of being alone; Fear of crowded ...

Google previewThe Eat Right 4 Your Type The complete Blood Type Encyclopedia (2002)

by Dr. Peter J. D'Adamo, Catherine Whitney

AGORAPHOBIA–See . Anxiety. disorders. AIDS–See Viral disease, acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) ALCOHOLISM–A dependence Agoraphobia–see Anxiety disorders.

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