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Agoraphobia Without Panic Disorder

Agoraphobia Without History of Panic Disorder

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Criteria
Definition
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Definition

Marked anxiety or distress of  leaving home, being in public places, or feared situation(s). This anxiety or distress stems from the fear of being trapped, stranded without help, or from the anxiety these situation(s) cause. There may be panic like symptoms and no history of having Panic Attacks.

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NOT DUE TO A SUBSTANCE, GENERAL MEDICAL CONDITION, OR OTHER DISORDER.  
SEE: CAUSING ANXIETY.

Marked anxiety of being in a place or a situation that make escape difficult, embarrassing, or impossible. Typically involves characteristic clusters of situations. (E.g., leaving home alone, crowds, standing in a line, going over a bridge, pubic transportation )

The situation(s) that cause fear are avoid or endured with intense distress. There may be a need for the presence of a companion to help see them thought the situation(s).

Agoraphobia and panic like symptoms and no history of having Panic Attacks.

Treatment ( Psychotherapy )

Desensitization

Adlerian Therapy
Behavior Therapy
Existential Therapy
Gestalt Therapy
Person-centered Therapy
Psychoanalytic
Rational-emotive Therapy
Reality Therapy
Transactional Analysis

Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )

Alprazolam Intensol
Ativan
BuSpar
Centrax
Equanil
Inderal
Klonopin
Libritabs
Librium
Luvox
Meprospan
Miltown
Novo-Alprazol
Paxil
Paxipam
Serax
T-Quil
Tranxene
Valium
Valrelease
Versed
Xanax

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