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Related to social anxiety disorder: Avoidant personality disorder

social

1. relating to or engaged in social services
2. (esp of certain species of insects) living together in organized colonies
3. (of plant species) growing in clumps, usually over a wide area

social

  1. (of certain species of insects and some animal species, including humankind) living together in organized colonies or groups.
  2. pertaining to human society and/or to human interaction in organizations, groups.

social

Pertaining to a group, community or the public. A hot buzzword applied to many products, social implies being able to easily find and share comments and content with others who are related to you in some manner (friends, colleagues, community, etc.). See social network and social networking site.
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I have written a short book about my experiences of suffering with social anxiety disorder and my insights into the condition, that I hope will create awareness and help others get the support they so desperately need.
The average age of onset of social anxiety disorder was 12 years in the 77 men and 86 women.
Lisa was open, honest and sincere in sharing her personal experiences related to social anxiety disorder.
Perception of quality of life was assessed in patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder and social anxiety disorder in a study (31) and it was determined that people who have comorbidity perceived the quality of life lower.
4,5] The generalised subtype or generalised social anxiety disorder (GSAD) is associated with greater comorbidity, chronicity, and functional impairment.
Social Anxiety Disorder varies from gender to ethnic background.
The company, which currently markets sleep disorder drug Xyrem and social anxiety disorder treatment Luvox CR, plans to continue the development of its experimental drug to treat fibromyalgia, a chronic pain syndrome.
The 27-year-old from Chapel House, Newcastle, has suffered from social anxiety disorder since she was three and was worried her panic attacks and the difficulties she experienced talking to people would mean she would never be able to hold down a fulltime job.
Documentary, following Emma (above) as she joins a street dance class in the hope of overcoming the social anxiety disorder that's been ruling her life.
Augmentation of exposure therapy with D-cycloserine for social anxiety disorder.
VIENNA -- Social anxiety disorder, regardless of age of onset, is consistently associated with strongly increased risk for later depression, according to 10-year results of the large prospective Early Developmental Stages of Psychopathology Study.

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