Phobias are a type of anxiety disorder where one has a strong, irrational fear of something that poses little or no actual danger. Discuss topics including social phobias, claustrophobia and treatment options.
my bro hasent been out in public in 7 years ,i think he has developed aggraphobia,i have tryed to get him to thrapest but not a chance ,are thbey so sort of home asintents i could get to help him and medication
If it is mainly agoraphobia, you may find therapists who would come to your home to help with this fear. You always need a physical exam first to rule out other issues. Then it's mostly an issue of de-sensitizing an individual whereby you take small steps to face the fear and realize nothing bad will happen. Good luck, check with your local health centers to see if there is a therapist who will visit your home.
You've written us about this issue just recently and we advised you to seek help on the Agoraphobia Forum. I still recommend you post there and get advice from people who are dealing with this issue right now.
Copyright 1994-2016 MedHelp International. All rights reserved.
MedHelp is a division of Aptus Health.
This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information.
The Content on this Site is presented in a summary fashion, and is intended to be used for educational and entertainment purposes only. It is not intended to be and should not be interpreted as medical advice or a diagnosis of any health or fitness problem, condition or disease; or a recommendation for a specific test, doctor, care provider, procedure, treatment plan, product, or course of action. Med Help International, Inc. is not a medical or healthcare provider and your use of this Site does not create a doctor / patient relationship. We disclaim all responsibility for the professional qualifications and licensing of, and services provided by, any physician or other health providers posting on or otherwise referred to on this Site and/or any Third Party Site. Never disregard the medical advice of your physician or health professional, or delay in seeking such advice, because of something you read on this Site. We offer this Site AS IS and without any warranties. By using this Site you agree to the following Terms and Conditions. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your physician or 911 immediately.