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What are the risk factors for agoraphobia?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
The primary risk factor for agoraphobia is the presence of panic disorder, that is, current, unexpected panic attacks. Other risk factors include a family history of anxiety. Watch Dr. Oz discuss the risk factors for agoraphobia.


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