social phobia

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social phobia

[¦sōsh·əl ¦fō·be·ə]
(psychology)
An anxiety disorder characterized by intense fear of social or performance situations.
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If social anxiety is having a significant impact on your daily life then talk to your GP about what support is available in your area.
Patients with comorbid disorders presented with more severe symptoms than did those who had only social anxiety disorder, and they completed treatment with greater residual symptoms, though still significantly improved.
Cultivate self-compassion: experiencing social anxiety doesn't lessen your worth or value as a person.
However, it might be that those in the study with higher social anxiety will, as suggested by Lee and Stapinski (2012), partake in Facebook behaviors that result in social stress.
When social anxiety reaches a peak it can result in a panic attack which can last for a few minutes.
Specifically, we expected S/R to be positively associated with self-esteem and negatively associated with social anxiety through more frequent use of active coping strategies and less frequent use of maladaptive coping strategies.
Conversely, social anxiety symptoms should be excluded in patients presenting with depression, panic attacks restricted to social situations, or alcohol misuse.
Cognitive behavioural therapy might help for the social anxiety symptoms, or counselling to look at underlying reasons for anxiety or depression that you perhaps haven't yet related to what you're feeling right now.
I like to play sports") that are scored on a 5-point Likert scale, from 1= "never" to 5= "always", providing a total social anxiety score between 18 and 90.
The other major focus is on Jean-Rene (Belgian actor Benoit Poelvoorde), the owner of a struggling chocolate business, who hides his social anxiety and awkwardness behind a facade of aloofness and reserve.
Social anxiety is negatively associated with number of sexual partners, while depression is positively associated with substance use.

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