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A: There could be many psychological reasons for social anxiety. I came across this Anorexia resource on the web. I found this site pretty good. They have whole lot of information on anorexia and I hope it helps.  Take care! This is the way that it was explained to me by the psychiatrist (40 years experience) who diagnosed me with anxiety: First it starts off neutral, such as when you''re asleep. Then something stressful happens, you deal with it okay, then you may start to feel irritable the next time something happens, then you start to speak a little quicker the next time that stress...


what is social anxiety Disorder?

A: social anxiety disorder is formerly an anxiety disorder in which a person has an excessive and unreasonable fear of social situations. These fears can bring on feelings of self-consciousness, judgment, evaluation, and inferiority. Symptoms of social anxiety disorders are: Psychological social anxiety Disorder Symptoms comprise: 1.Being introduced to other people 2.Feelings of apprehension or dread 3.Feeling tense and jumpy 4.Being the center of...


what is Generalized anxiety Disorder Or GAD?

A: GAD stands for Generalized anxiety Disorder. it can be defined as an anxiety disorder characterized by chronic free-floating anxiety and such symptoms as tension or sweating or trembling of light-headedness or irritability etc that has lasted for more than six months. It is characterized and qualified by extreme, exaggerated and overstated anxiety and be troubled and worry about everyday life dealings and events People with this disorder tend to always be expecting tragedy or disaster and can''t prevent worrying about fitness, health, wealth,...

How to get rid of social anxiety Disorder

A: It is ironic, and very inconvenient, that social anxiety disorder makes it hard to reach out to other people for health. But that is the life saving answer you are seeking. social anxiety disorder is treatable with therapy and with medication and you can achieve tremendous improvement, often with the combination of both. Below is a website which describes in great detail SAD. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/social-anxiety-disorder/DS00595 You seem to have diagnosed th


what Are the Different Types of Medication for social anxiety Disorder?

A: In general, medication for social anxiety disorder falls into one of three categories: antidepressants, beta blockers or benzodiazepines. A specific class of antidepressants called selective serotonin uptake inhibitors (SSRis) are typically the first choice prescribed for social anxiety disorder and are favored largely for their safety. Beta blockers are usually used for high blood pressure, but they also can be used to help relieve some of the physical symptoms of anxiety, such as sweating and rapid heartbeat. Benzodiazepines are considered fast acting and effective for severe


social anxiety disorder: Panicked about meeting new people, speaking up in class, and so much more!

A: Dear Reader, About 5 million Americans have some form of social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia. While everyone experiences nervousness or fear in social situations to a certain extent, those with social anxiety disorder are debilitated by their fear. They may have a constant, intense, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others, or be terribly afraid of being embarrassed or humiliated by ways in which they behave. As you have described, this fear can prevent people with social anxiety d


what is social Impairment?

A: social impairment is a distinct dissociation from and lack of involvement in relations with other people. It occurs with various mental and developmental problems such as autism, schizophrenia and severe anxiety disorders. It can also be a result of medical issues that cause disfigurement, such as acne or the loss of a limb or problems with teeth. There are a number of effective treatments for social impairment, including medication and various forms of therapy.. Autism spectrum disorders can...


social anxiety Disorder

A: social anxiety Disorder, previously called social phobia, is a very disruptive and frightening anxiety disorder. The person with this problem has difficulty functioning in any social situation that involves interaction with others as well as having difficulty analyzing themselves; they are usually overly critical of their performance, which results in lowered self esteem. This disorder involves both a ''chemical''(physiological) problem and a behavioral (environmental) problem. Medication


what is the outlook for people with social anxiety disorder?

A: The outcome is generally good with treatment. Many people recover and enjoy more productive lives. According to the National Institute of Mental Health, 80 percent of people with social anxiety disorder will get relief of symptoms from medication, CBT or both. Unfortunately, many people with social anxiety disorder fail to seek treatment....

  do i have social anxiety disorder?

A: Hello ns10, the symptoms what you have mentioned definitely correlates with social anxiety disorder, which isalso called as social phobia. It is characterized by immense fear in social situations, like school gathering,parties, talking or reading in frontof teacher etc. Treatment involves psychotherapy, medications or both.Consult a Psychologist. Need not to fear it is treatable. Hope this helps you. Regards...

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