Pressures of government made my agoraphobia worse, says former Cabinet minister

A former communities secretary described how working in the Cabinet exacerbated his agoraphobia as he sounded the alarm on the “huge toll” faced by front line politicians. Speaking about his experience of managing an anxiety disorder in a highly pressurised role, Simon Clarke said the “sheer physical and mental strain” on those with senior jobs … Read more

Zac Efron Gets Candid About His Agoraphobia: ‘I Just Don’t Go Out’

Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty is pulling back the curtain somewhat on his life, recently revealing that he has agoraphobia. The Baywatch star opened up about his agoraphobia — an anxiety disorder that involves the fear of going into crowded spaces, or sometimes leaving one’s home — during his October 2022 Men’s Health . “I just don’t go … Read more