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As someone who suffers from agoraphobia I was hoping to hear more personal accounts of the authors struggle and less about definitions of phobias.Published 1 month ago by Michelle
I have had panic disorder for close to 23 yrs(prior to that in my 20s, i worked in airline industry and flew all over the world weekly for years! Read morePublished 11 months ago by NYC RUNNER
Although at times a little bit too self-analytical, this was a good read while researching agoraphobia. Read morePublished on January 8, 2013 by Amanda Moon
I bought this book after reading the author's memoir, Twin, because he is such an honest writer, and again with this book Allen Shawn has written a very accessible and personal... Read morePublished on November 16, 2012 by Anne Salazar
Having been both agoraphobic and homosexual, and having lived in a society that explains everything disagreeable as being a result of your disfunctional family, I cannot agree with... Read morePublished on March 8, 2012 by othoniaboys
This is a great resource for any one who loves someone with a mental illness.
Frank, concise and "from the horses mouth" so to speak.
I wasn't really sure how to rate this book - whether it should be a four or a five. Having a Master's degree in Counseling, I thoroughly enjoyed it and found the depth to which... Read morePublished on March 25, 2011 by Susan A. Little
I have great respect and empathy for the author, however, this book was a very slow go, and delved into great detail that bogged it down to the point that I abandoned it 3/4's of... Read morePublished on November 18, 2010 by Amazon Customer
The author is an expert on phobias because he suffers from them. He has anticipatory anxiety, the phobia that remains with the subject for the longest time. Read morePublished on February 4, 2009 by Mary E. Sibley