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Fear of crowds, claustrophobia at a concert treatment ideas?

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Dr. Robert Woods
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In brief: Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is a fear of public spaces.
Included but are not limited to, wide-open spaces, and uncontrollable social situations such as may be met in shopping malls, airports, and rock concerts. Exposure treatment, systematic desensitization, cognitive restructuring and relaxation techniques are often useful to stop or prevent the anxiety and panic associated with agoraphobia.

In brief: Agoraphobia

Agoraphobia is a fear of public spaces.
Included but are not limited to, wide-open spaces, and uncontrollable social situations such as may be met in shopping malls, airports, and rock concerts. Exposure treatment, systematic desensitization, cognitive restructuring and relaxation techniques are often useful to stop or prevent the anxiety and panic associated with agoraphobia.
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