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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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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 previewIdiot Brain: What Your Head Is Really Up To (2016)

by Dean Burnett

Agoraphobia is a type of complex phobia, generally misunderstood as fear of open spaces. More precisely, agoraphobia is a fear of being in a situation where escape would be impossible or help would be absent.17 Technically, this can be ...

Google previewPsychiatric Emergencies in Family Practice (2012)

by J. Pollitt

Agoraphobia is the commonest of the severe phobic states.

the term agoraphobia refers to an open space the disorder usually involves not only a morbid fear of going out alone, but also a fear of crowded and enclosed spaces , ...

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 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 previewStudy Resource for Hickey's Serial Murderers and their Victims (2012)

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 previewPharmacology for the Primary Care Provider (2013)

by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds, Maren Stewart Mayhew

Agoraphobia is the fear of being in a place or situation that would elicit ...

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 previewe-Study Guide for: Psychology (2012)

Psychology, Psychology by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewBlueprints Q and As for Step 3 (2007)

Agoraphobia is the fear of being in situations from which escape might be difficult if the person develops an embarrassing or incapacitating symptom. More rarely, there is no history of panic disorder, and the fear relates to developing some ...

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 previewCounseling Issues (2013)

A Handbook For Counselors And Psychotherapists by George A.F. Seber

Clarke and Wardman69 describe a number of misconceptions such as: agoraphobia is a panic disorder and not a real phobia, it is a ...

Google previewAbnormal Psychology, Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders (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 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 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 Work-Related Illnesses, Injuries, and Health Issues (2009)

by Ada P. Kahn

Agoraphobia ( See also ANXIETY DISORDERS; PHOBIAS) Ballenger, Janes C., ed. Biology of Agoraphobia. Washington, D.C.: American Psychiatric Press, 1984. Frampton ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

However, agoraphobia also requires exposure ...

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