Agoraphobia

John A. Franklin*

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    Abstract

    The literature on the nature, diagnosis and assessment of agoraphobia is reviewed. Factors relating to aetiology, natural history and clinical course are evaluated, together with factors involved to the development of agoraphobic avoidance. The efficacy of exposure, symptom control, and fear reduction procedures are discussed, together with future developments likely to enhance treatment outcome.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)151-162
    Number of pages12
    JournalInternational Review of Psychiatry
    Volume3
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 1991

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