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Teen Health Issue: Social anxiety disorder.

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Avinash KD

on 22 April 2013

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photo (cc) Malte Sörensen @ flickr Social phobia symptoms? What is Social Phobia? Made by: Avinash Kewalramani Thank You! Social phobia is an anxiety
disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. Anxiety arise from a fear of being closely watched, judged, and criticized by others. How does social phobia effect a person? People with social anxiety disorder suffer from distorted thinking, including false beliefs about social situations and the negative opinions of others. Without treatment, social anxiety disorder can negatively interfere with the person's normal daily routine, including school, work, social activities, and relationships. Eating or drinking in front of others.
Writing or working in front of others.
Being the center of attention.
Interacting with people, including dating or going to parties.
Asking questions or giving reports in groups.
Using public toilets.
Talking on the telephone. Short term effects of social phobia Blushing
Trembling or shaking
Fast heartbeat
Upset stomach
Nausea etc. Long term effects of social phobia
Panic disorder
Obsessive compulsive disorder
Depression Sources http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/social-anxiety-disorder/ds00595/method=print.
http://www.webmd.com/anxiety-panic/guide/mental-health-social-anxiety-disorder 35% 25% SElf Family Friends 40% How to treat social phobia? Medication
Antidepressants Psychological treatments:
Social skills training
Exposure to feared situations Impact on others
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