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Agoraphobia is a fear of being outside or otherwise being in a situation from which one either cannot escape or from which escaping would be difficult or humiliating.
Like other phobias, agoraphobia often goes unreported, probably because many phobia sufferers find ways to avoid the situations to which they are phobic.
Agoraphobia often occurs in combination with panic disorder.
Agoraphobia occurs alone in le Read More
- Borderline personality disorder (bpd)
Borderline personality disorder is a personality disorder characterized by consistently problematic ways of thinking, feeling, and interacting, impulsivity, negative self-image and fear of abandonment, leading to difficulties with interpersonal relationships.
BPD affects men as often as women in general, women more than men in treatment populations.
Antisocial personality disorder in adults, substance-abuse problems in Read More
- Encephalopathy, hypoglycemic
A metabolic encephalopathy brought on by dangerously low blood glucose levels is called hypoglycemic encephalopathy. These patients frequently have abrupt onset of the illness, which is first marked by a variety of symptoms including slowness of response, disorientation, mental and behavioral abnormalities, and abnormal physical activity. Other medical diseases including cancer and long-term alcoholism can occasio Read More
- Generalized anxiety disorder (gad)
There are a variety of treatments available for controlling anxiety, including several effective anti-anxiety medications and specific forms of psychotherapy. In terms of medications, buspirone (Buspar) is known to be quite effective for treating GAD. However, it seems to be less effective in managing many other disorders that often co-occur (are comorbid) with GAD. Therefore, specific members of the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor (SSR Read More
- Premenstrual dysphoric disorder (pmdd)
Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder (PMDD), is a mood disorder that affects some women during the second half of their menstrual cycle. It's marked by extreme emotional and physical symptoms that can have serious effects on your day-to-day life. The symptoms can vary from woman to woman, but they usually include irritability, anger, frustration, sadness, anxiety, mood swings and fatigue. Some women also experience sev Read More
- Sick building syndrome (environmental illness, multiple chemical sensitivity or mcs)
Some clinicians believe that some people develop sick building syndrome (also known as environmental illness, building-related illness (BRI), or multiple chemical sensitivity [MCS]) as a result of exposure to as-yet-undescribed chemical, biological, or physical agents that are thought to be present in buildings (s). Since its introduction in 1986, the phrase has generated debate. Building-related illness, or BRI, is a term tha Read More