Statistics On Phobia



Social Phobia - Statistics On Phobia
Approximately 5.3 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or about 3.7 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have social phobia.
Social phobia typically begins in childhood or adolescence.

Agoraphobia - Statistics On Phobia
Agoraphobia involves intense fear and avoidance of any place or situation where escape might be difficult or help unavailable in the event of developing sudden panic-like symptoms.
Approximately 3.2 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or about 2.2 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have agoraphobia.

Specific Phobia - Statistics On Phobia
Specific phobia involves marked and persistent fear and avoidance of a specific object or situation.
Approximately 6.3 million American adults ages 18 to 54, or about 4.4 percent of people in this age group in a given year, have some type of specific phobia.

Statistics On Phobia source: National Institute of Mental Health 2003









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