Agoraphobia

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What is Agoraphobia?

Agoraphobia is a fairly well-defined cluster of phobias embracing fears of leaving home, entering shops, crowds and public places, or travelling alone in trains, buses or planes.

What is it like to have Agoraphobia?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Agoraphobia and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members
Perceived effectiveness
Overall rating of side effects
# of Evaluations

These charts show data from Agoraphobia patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Agoraphobia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 59
30s 96
40s 100
50s 60
60s 18
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

87% Females
13% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 91
20-29 years 66
30-39 years 53
40-49 years 30
50-59 years 8
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 249
Not Diagnosed 48

These charts show data from Agoraphobia patients who have completed their condition history
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