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agoraphobia in Psychology, psychiatry topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishagoraphobiaag‧o‧ra‧pho‧bi‧a /ˌæɡərəˈfəʊbiə $ -ˈfoʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  MIMPfear of crowds and open spacesclaustrophobia
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agoraphobiaWhen some one can't cope with panic attacks, agoraphobia is often the consequence and treating this condition requires specialist help.It is estimated that approximately 500,000 adults in Great Britain suffer from agoraphobia to some extent.So half the time I felt like killing him, and I got agoraphobia, because I was so depressed.It could well be that you have agoraphobia or some kind of depression.For example, Rose Greenacre's agoraphobia was a useful container for Bob Greenacre.I'd began to think I'd got this agoraphobia whatever it is, I never wanted to go out.It was agoraphobia but felt like claustrophobia.