Agoraphobia: A phobia is generally defined as the severe, un-related fear of a situation, activity, or thing that causes one to want to avoid it. The definition of agoraphobia is a fear of being outside or otherwise being in a situation from which one either cannot escape or from which escaping would be difficult or humiliating. The symptoms of agoraphobia include anxiety that one will have a panic attack when in a situation from which escape is not possible or is difficult or embarrassing. There are three types of symptoms: Physical symptoms, cognitive symptoms, and behavioural symptoms. Physical symptoms include rapid heartbeat, rapid breathing (hyperventilating), feeling hot and sweaty, feeling sick, upset stomach, chest pain etc. Cognitive symptoms are feelings or thoughts that can be, but are not always, related to the physical symptoms. Behavior symptoms based on their behavior.
Treatment includes psychotherapy as well as several effective medications. Treatment includes Cognitive behavioural therapy, Applied relaxation, Medication. CBT helps in finding new ways of thinking that can help you behave more positively. applied relaxation helps in relaxation. Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), such as paroxetine (Paxil, Pexeva) and fluoxetine (Prozac), are used for the treatment of panic disorder with agoraphobia Cognitive and behavioral treatments provide lasting relief to the majority of patients with panic disorder and agoraphobia Pregabalin is also used in treatment. Benzodiazepines, anti-anxiety medications are sedatives.