Phobic disorder

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What is phobic disorder?

Phobias involve persistent, unrealistic, intense anxiety about and fear of certain situations, circumstances, or objects. Symptoms vary depending on the specific fear involved.

Common symptoms reported by people with phobic disorder

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How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for phobic disorder

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Compare treatments taken by people with phobic disorder

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Who has phobic disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 69 say phobic disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 91
30s 539
40s 581
50s 525
60s 379
70+ 138
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 427
20-29 years 111
30-39 years 62
40-49 years 36
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 2
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 469
Female 1798

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 766
Not Diagnosed 1757

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