Early separation anxiety and adult agoraphobia.

  title={Early separation anxiety and adult agoraphobia.},
  author={C M Zitrin and Donald C. Ross},
  journal={The Journal of nervous and mental disease},
  volume={176 10},
The authors compared 137 adult patients who had agoraphobia with 81 patients who had either simple or social phobia for a history of childhood and adolescent separation anxiety. Female agoraphobics reported significantly more childhood separation anxiety than female combined simple and social phobics; males showed no significant difference between… CONTINUE READING