This is often thought of as fear of open spaces, but it is a great deal more wide-ranging. A man who can happily drive to work may be paralysed with fear if he has to travel by public transport. Even going to the local shop can be an impossible task for the agoraphobic.

Many people suffer agoraphobic symptoms both while on, and coming off tranquillizers. These will go eventually like all the other symptoms. Even people who were agoraphobic before they took pills, often recover because during withdrawal they face old fears and gradually overcome them. Don’t push yourself whilst you are still physically low.

depressed and they are in the caring role. Reassure them that you are only changing your feelings about yourself, not them.


Share and Enjoy:
  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • del.icio.us
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Reddit
  • StumbleUpon
  • Twitter
  • Yahoo! Bookmarks



Post a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.