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I've gotten myself used to never leaving my home, now when i do wanna leave i feel paranoid and like im gonna black out what will help this?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 17 years experience
Agoraphobia: Going a little further outside each day, enjoying the outdoors (even the yard) while actively thinking that all will be ok, and seeing a therapist will all help.
Dr. Michael Jones
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SSRI: In additional to what's been posted and cognitive behavioral therapy, medications like fluoxetine (prozac) and citalopram (celexa) have been shown to be quite effective.

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Last updated May 7, 2016

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