(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.
Could You Have Agoraphobia?
|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|