alexa Prevalence and Consequences of PHOBIAS, Survey Based Study in Karachi

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Prevalence and Consequences of PHOBIAS, Survey Based Study in Karachi

A phobia (anxiety disorder) is an overwhelming and unreasonable fear of an object or situation that poses little real danger but provokes anxiety and avoidance. The three classes of phobias are social phobia (fear of speaking with others, fear in meeting new people and some other social situations), agoraphobia (fear of being outside), and specific phobias (fear of other items or situations). Our survey aims to find out the Prevalence and Consequences of PHOBIAS among the population of Karachi, Pakistan. The survey was conducted on a general public population of 200 people belonging to different age groups and genders (26.5% male, 73.5% females) in the month of November and December, 2014. A questionnaire was provided to sample population inquiring different situational questions from sample to access their type of phobia. After our survey on general public about the Prevalence and Consequences of PHOBIAS, Survey Based Study in Karachi, we have find that overall 45% people suffering from social phobias, 46% people suffering from specific phobias and 30.5% people are suffering from agoraphobia.

Citation: Naveed S, Sana A, Rehman H, Qamar F, Abbas SS, et al. (2015) Prevalence and Consequences of PHOBIAS, Survey Based Study in Karachi. J Bioequiv Availab 07:140-143. doi: 10.4172/jbb.1000228

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