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Agoraphobia - Symptoms, Causes and Prevention

Agoraphobia in Urdu

ایگورافوبیا خوف کی ایک قسم ہے جس کس شکار لوگ ان دیکھی چیزوں اور حالات سے خوفزدہ رہتے ہیں۔ وہ ایسی جگہوں پر جانے سے کتراتے ہیں جہاں مدد حاصل کرنا یا نکلنا مشکل ہو۔  اس خوف سے متاثر لوگ قظار میں، رش والی جگہوں پر اور سماجی محفلوں میں شمولیت سے گریز کرتے نظر آتے ہیں۔ایگورفووبیا کا علاج ایک چیلنج ہوسکتا ہے کیونکہ اس کا مطلب عام طور پر آپ کے خوف سے مقابلہ کرنا ہے۔ سائیکو تھراپی اور دوائیوں کے ذریعہ ، آپ ایگورفووبیا کے جال سے بچ سکتے ہیں اور زیادہ آرام دہ زندگی گزار سکتے ہیں۔

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Summary about Agoraphobia in English

Avoidance behaviors may seem logical at first, but they can also prevent you from experiencing many different experiences. Panic and escape can prevent you from attending social gatherings or taking long distances. In addition, avoid avoidance behaviors increases anxiety and increase the fears of certain places or situations. Agoraphobia is a type of anxiety disorder in which you feel fear and avoid places or situations where you feel panicked and feel trapped, helpless, or ashamed. You are afraid of a real or foreseeable situation, for example, Public transportation, in open or closed spaces, in a row or in a crowd.

Fear is caused by when they feel there is no easy way to escape or get help. Most people with agoraphobia develop it after one or more panic attacks, worrying them about another attack and avoiding places where they felt insecure. People with agoraphobia often have trouble feeling safe in a public place, especially when crowds gather. They may need a partner, family member, or friend to take them to public places. The fear can be so overwhelming that you may not be able to leave the house. The treatment of agoraphobia can be a challenge because it usually means coping with your fears. With psychotherapy and medications, you can escape from the trap of agoraphobia and live a more comfortable life.


It can be managed by proper counseling like cognitive behavioral therapy and medication

Symptoms of Agoraphobia

This mental disorder is manifested by

  • Fear of being unsafe
  • Panic attacks
  • Avoidances from social gatherings

Causes of Agoraphobia

Some genetic and environmental factors or previous mishaps of early age may be the cause of this disorder.

Preventive Measures of Agoraphobia

There's no sure way to prevent agoraphobia. However, anxiety tends to increase the more you avoid situations that you fear. If you start to have mild fears about going places that are safe, try to practice going to those places over and over again before your fear becomes overwhelming

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