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Glossary for Agoraphobia

  • Amputation: Loss of a limb or extremity from trauma or accident.
  • Anxiety conditions: Medical conditions related to anxiety, fear, and panic.
  • Asthma: Repeated attacks of breathing difficulty.
  • Avoidant Personality Disorder: Personality type that avoids other people
  • Behavioral disorders: Disorders affecting behavior and emotional wellbeing
  • Childbirth: Delivery of a fetus by a pregnant woman.
  • Delusional disorder: Persisting delusional beliefs
  • Depression: Various syndromes with excessive anxiety, phobias, or fear.
  • Exercise: The use of the human muscles to improve ones health
  • Fatigue: Excessive tiredness or weakness.
  • Fear: Excessive feelings of fear.
  • Generalised anxiety disorder: Anxiety is a feeling of apprehension or fear.
  • Isolation: Social withdrawal or isolation
  • Mental health conditions: Medical conditions related to mental health, emotions, behavior, personality, psychology, psychiatry, and so on.
  • Mental illness: Any psychological syndrome
  • Mitral-valve prolapse: A common heart condition that is often harmless.
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder: Behavioral disorder with obsessive thoughts and compulsive acts.
  • Panic attack: Sudden attack of unreasonable panic or fear without any real danger
  • Panic disorder: It is a severe medical condition characterized by extremely elevated mood.
  • Personality disorders: A group of psychiatric disorders that are characterised but abnormal dysfunctional personalities
  • Phobias: Irrational fear of a particular situation, action, or item.
  • Phobias and philias: Unreasoning fears (phobias) and attractions (philias).
  • Schizophrenia: A psychiatric disorder characterized by hallucinations and delusional beliefs where a person is unable to distinguish between reality and imagination. The condition tends to have a chronic nature and can be severely debilitating if treatment isn't sought.
  • Separation anxiety disorder: Excessive anxiety over separation
  • Social phobia: Excessive anxiety in social situations.
  • Specific phobias: Irrational fears of specific situations, actions or items.
  • Tranquilizer withdrawal: Symptoms that occur when tranquilzer use is discontinued or reduced. Symptoms may vary depending on the level of dependence. Tranquilizers includes benzodiazepines such as valium, rohypnol and serepax.


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