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Agoraphobia Statistics

(Also Known As: Panic Attack Statistics, Fear Of Being Away From Home Statistics)

(Reviewed by: Paul Peterson, Licensed Therapist)

Statistics on Agoraphobia

  • Agoraphobia affects about 3.2 million American adults between the ages of 18-54 and 4.9% of the adult population.
  • 61% of adults with Agoraphobia are at or about the age of 55 years old.
  • Studies show that people with chronic health conditions and those with comorbid psychiatric disorders are more likely to be diagnosed with Agoraphobia. 11
  • Treatment of Agoraphobia with medications, psychotherapy or both can significantly help 70% - 80% of individuals affected with panic disorder, with major improvements that can be noticed within 6-8 weeks.

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Agoraphobia Topics

Related Conditions

Acute Stress Disorder – mental shock, psychological shock. terrifying events, stress, anxiety
Antisocial Personality Disorder – disregard of rights of others, pervasive aggressive behavior, sociopaths, antisocial, conduct disorder, psychopaths
Generalized Anxiety Disorder – irrational worry, anxiety episodes, uncontrolled fear, restlessness
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder – obsessive, compulsive acts, intrusive thoughts, anxiety, fear, perfectionist
Panic Disorder – panic attack, anxiety attack, excessive worrying, agoraphobia, anticipatory attacks
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder – Nightmares, Insomnia, Sexual Abuse, Irritation, Social Impairment, Problems with Memory and Concentration, Intrusive Memories, Hyper-Vigilance
Social Anxiety Disorder – social phobia, social anxiety, unreasonable social fears, panic attack, agoraphobia, phobia