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Scared to eat in public - managing social anxiety disorder - Pulse



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Scared to eat in public - managing social anxiety disorder 
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Social anxiety disorder (previously known as 'social phobia') is one of the most common anxiety disorders. It manifests as excessive or persistent fear provoked by exposure to social or performance situations1,2 and is different from shyness. It has an ...

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What It's Like To Work In Customer Service When You Have Social Anxiety Disorder - Refinery29



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What It's Like To Work In Customer Service When You Have Social Anxiety Disorder 
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Having social phobia is like having a muzzle on 24/7. It's wanting to speak up [even though] physically, mentally, and emotionally, I cannot risk it. It's suffocating. It's isolating. I've missed out on so much because of my disorder. Things I can ...

 


Self-Help for Social Anxiety - News-Medical.net



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Self-Help for Social Anxiety 
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The term social anxiety is used to describe a high level of shyness. Of course everyone has shyness in certain social environments, but it can be a little extreme for some people. This condition has a debilitating effect on their lives and stops them ...

 


Signs and Symptoms of Social Anxiety - News-Medical.net



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Signs and Symptoms of Social Anxiety 
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An ongoing state of mental health of a person which is caused due to a feeling of instant anxiety or fear of activities or situations in which he believes that others are watching and judging him is referred to as social anxiety disorder. It is an ...

 


Brazil's Delete Institute is a rehab for internet addicts - TNW



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Brazil's Delete Institute is a rehab for internet addicts 
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When arriving at Delete, patients take a test to determine what kind of addiction they have and a professional evaluates whether they have any anxieties, social phobias or obsessive compulsive disorder. In the next step, patients are separated into ...

 


No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts - Psychiatry Advisor



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No Association Between Comorbid Anxiety Disorders, Suicide Attempts 
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The results were compared among patients with lifetime comorbid anxiety disorders (n=229) and those without (n=438). Anxiety disorders included panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, social phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized ...

 


2 Your Health: Overcoming your phobias - KTUU.com



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2 Your Health: Overcoming your phobias 
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The Phobia Types by Age Brackets (2005) chart draws from the NIMH. According to NIMH, statistics on Agoraphobia, Specific Phobia and Social Phobia among adults includes "the best statistics currently available on the prevalence, treatment, and costs of ...

 


Spiders, Snakes, and Clowns: Facing Your Phobias - WebMD



Spiders, Snakes, and Clowns: Facing Your Phobias 
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Closely related to specific phobias are social phobia and agoraphobia -- the fear of being stuck in a public situation, such as on a bus or in a theater, with no way to escape. Nearly 1% of American adults are agoraphobic, while nearly 7% have a social ...

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'No-mobile-phone-phobia' being treated in Brazil through detox clinics - Rappler



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'No-mobile-phone-phobia' being treated in Brazil through detox clinics 
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Afterwards, a psychologist evaluates whether there is any sort of clinical disorder present, such as anxiety, panic attacks, social phobias or obsessive compulsion disorder. Afterwards, they are classified into one of three possible categories ...

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Bowe Bergdahl defense witnesses describe his mental state, intelligence contributions - CNN



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Bowe Bergdahl defense witnesses describe his mental state, intelligence contributions 
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The social anxiety/phobia and cognitive deficits were also present before he enlisted, Morgan said. As a child, Bergdahl faced a tense and sometimes scary household, Morgan said, pointing out that he hid from his father, who punched holes in the wall.
Psychiatrist describes Bergdahl's mental disorders Fayetteville Observer
US Army Deserter Bergdahl Idealistic, Impulsive: Expert U.S. News & World Report
Doctor testifying in defense of Bergdahl says he suffers from PTSD, personality disorder KMBZ
WDIV Detroit  -SOFREP.com 
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