AGORAPHOBIA - I AM 26 & I HAVE HAD THIS FOR 9 YEARS

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I am 26 and have been agoraphobic for 9 years. How do I order a Solopap test kit.

Subject: Purchase Message: I would like to purchase a solopap kit. I am 26 and have been agoraphobic for 9 years. Am I able to order from Canada? How do i order and where do i take it to receive my results?

Definition: Agoraphobia is a condition where the sufferer becomes anxious in environments that are unfamiliar or where he or she perceives that they have little control. Triggers for this anxiety may include wide open spaces, crowds (social anxiety), or traveling (even short distances). Agoraphobia is often, but not always, compounded by a fear of social embarrassment, as the agoraphobic fears the onset of a panic attack and appearing distraught in public. This is also sometimes called 'social agoraphobia' which may be a type of social anxiety disorder also sometimes called "social phobia".

Agoraphobia occurs about twice as commonly among women as it does in men.

References:

Behavenet. DSM-IV & DSM-IV TR: Agorophobia. http://www.behavenet.com/capsules/disorders /agoraphobia.htm.

 http://www.psychiatry.org/File%20Library/Practice/DSM/DSM-5/Changes-from-DSM-IV-TR--to-DSM-5.pdf (PDF). American Psychiatric Association. May 17, 2013. Retrieved May 23, 2013.

"Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment". Helpguide.org. Retrieved 2013-05-08.

  

 

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