TITLE

Exploring Social Phobia

AUTHOR(S)
Cameron, Anne
PUB. DATE
September 2007
SOURCE
Lesbian News;Sep2007, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on social phobia, an anxiety disorder characterized by intense chronic fear of everyday social situations. An individual may dread an upcoming social occasion for weeks, fearing that all eyes will be on her as she humiliates herself in front of other people. Social phobia interferes in one's personal relationships, work, school or other ordinary activities. The National Institute of Mental Health estimates that about 15 million U.S. citizens adults are affected by social phobia.
ACCESSION #
26504074

 

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