This Is The Vague And Commonly Misunderstood Agoraphobia
The definition of phobia is an abnormal and unreasonable fear. A phobia can range from exquisitely specific (like scriptophobia, the fear of writing in public) to a broader umbrella term. Agoraphobia may be considered the chief of these vague phobias-it is the fear of being in a situation place where you may experience panic, anxiety, or embarrassment. Because of its vagueness, it is very difficult to diagnose.
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A phobia is an abnormal fear that produces a very pronounced response from the sufferer. 00:28
Scriptophobia is the fear of writing in public. 01:09
Agoraphobia is the fear of being in a situation place where you may experience panic, anxiety, or embarrassment. 01:46
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