Statistics Phobias US
Social Phobia - Statistics Phobias US
Approximately 5.3 million American adults ages 18 to 54 ( about 3.7 percent), have social phobia.
Social phobia typically begins in childhood or adolescence.
Agoraphobia - Statistics Phobias US
Agoraphobia involves intense fear 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 ( about 2.2 percent) have agoraphobia.
Specific Phobia - Statistics Phobias US
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 ( about 4.4 percent), have some type of specific phobia.
Statistics Phobias US source: National Institute of Mental Health 2003
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