Tag: topophobia

  • IS AGORAPHOBIA A DISEASE OF URBAN LIVING?

    IS AGORAPHOBIA A DISEASE OF URBAN LIVING?

    Agoraphobia was originally described as a spatial disease that was borne out of the rise of the metropolis with its wide-open streets and dizzying public spaces. Patients’ fears are to a certain extent alleviated by companionship, but they are seriously exacerbated by the dimensions of the space, especially when there seems to be no boundary…