- Is not getting out, or Agoraphobia, related to Asperger’s? Quick answers Thorough answer
- What is Panic Disorder? Panic attacks & Asperger’s Agoraphobia & anxiety These links cover treatment too.
Just a quick tip: perhaps you could try using one of the following statements:
- “I can be anxious and still deal with the situation.”
- “I’ll just let my body do its thing. This will pass.”
- “This anxiety won’t hurt me, even if it doesn’t feel good”.
- “This feeling isn’t comfortable or pleasant, but I can accept it.”
Click icon to find out how others have found their way through panic attacks. Also, someone with high-functioning Asperger’s describes their own experience dealing with anxiety.
- What is the range of symptoms?
- Can people with high functioning Asperger’s be severely effected by
anxiety? It seems so:
– High functioning autism is associated with anxiety disorder.
– A discussion of the link between high IQ and anxiety
- Here are some tips on tackling fear from Psychology Today. new
- Can virtual reality help with not getting out? Video Text Research
How do you learn to go out of the house when you’ve got agoraphobia? Click icon to listen to a radio interview with Ellie.
The NHS section on not getting out, or Agoraphobia, gives us a pretty clear picture of established scientific opinion. Click icon to browse. There is a link to treatment – including self-help tips.
Searching the National Autistic Society site for agoraphobia leads to a page on anxiety. Although it is aimed at professionals It may provide some useful context. Click icon to view. Under the sub-heading Are autistic people more likely to be anxious? they include fear of open spaces and crowds.
They also have a handy article on Anxietyy in autistic adults. It provides links for autistic adults and parents.