Reach Out: Overcoming social anxiety

A social anxiety disorder, also known as a social phobia, is the fear of being embarrassed and judged in social situations and when talking to other people.

1st September, 2012
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A social anxiety disorder, also known as a social phobia, is the fear of being embarrassed and judged in social situations and when talking to other people.

If you have social anxiety disorder you might experience physical symptoms of anxiety, such as rapid breathing or shaking, as well as being scared of social interactions. This can lead you to avoid social situations.

Yes and no. Everyone can feel shy from time to time. However, this...

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