Social Anxiety Disorder

Social anxiety disorder is a type of anxiety disorder characterised by feeling uncomfortable in social situations. Such situations may be public speaking, making a big presentation or even walking in a room full of people. Social anxiety disorder is also known as social phobia and presents with tachycardia, sweating, breathlessness and even feelings of depersonalisation. 

I need advice. So I have severe social anxiety and because of my previous husband trust issues. My girlfriend is going to drink after work with an ex who I know and I know everything about their previous relationship because I was a friend with her before we dated and I'm trying to be okay but my an...


Recently my social phobia is increased. So anyone please help me how can I decrease my social phobia?


Anxiety often occurs when there is a disconnect between what we are feeling on the inside and what we are showing on the outside.

Sometimes the cause of our anxiety and our anxiety symptoms are miles apart. This is why honest brainstorming can be so incredibly important.

That's the case for about two-thirds of people with anxiety disorders, says Dr. Bruce Schwartz, president of the American Psychiatric Assn. People with obsessive-compulsive disorder who fear germs so much they wash their hands excessively now hear public health authorities encouraging frequent hand-...

I take Co-codamol for sciatica but I think I'm getting addicted to it. Recently been getting very out of breath and very full sharp pains in my right hand side (not sciatica) its where kidneys are I assume this is a bad thing and should I stop taking Co-codamol and see the doctor first? Thanks.


Is there anyone experiencing daily rapid heartbeat/arrhythmia and shortness of breath with no reason and no activities?


Im trying to push myself to stick with this daily plan hoping to feel better. What you do to change your life/bad habits?


Alongside initial symptom severity, attachment anxiety and therapeutic alliance may be key predictors of treatment response in patients with social anxiety disorder, according to study data published in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders. In logistic regression models, patients in Class 3 were less li...

NEW YORK (AP) — At first, Jonathon Seidl wasn't worried about the coronavirus despite his anxiety disorder. But that changed.

I don't know what, I feel so depressed, I got a job confirmation still i'm not happy, I think a lot and recently I noticed I always talk to myself, I don't want anyone (yes I am single), I am confused, I want something but don't know what? Anyone who can help with this because I feel like I am suff...


"A person's upbringing, social history, and other factors can certainly predispose a person to social anxiety," psychologist Carla Marie Manly, Ph.D., tells mbg. Social anxiety has been linked to experiences such as childhood bullying and family conflict. According to Manly, most individua...

Anxiety can make you see risk in everyday things, even using public bathrooms. "They are currently best seen as a subtype of social anxiety disorder," says Simon. "People who suffer from social anxiety have a fear of being the centre of attention and a fear of being criticised in a so...

I have had shyness from a really young age. And after being bullied and humiliated at school. I began to suffer with social phobia as I got older. I have tried so many drugs and techniques over the years to no avail. It’s totally controlled my life and it’s always there. Things have got so bad again...


l used to being bullied due to my short body and this just make me scared to interact with them, l'm hopeless l don't know what to do, l can't shut their mouth, just crying everyday


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