Sahley, Billie J.
January 2008
MMRC Health Educator Reports;2008, p1
Health Report
The article details the factors that contribute to the development of social anxiety or phobia. Social anxiety is an excessive fear of embarrassment in any type of public situation due to their fear of what others may think about them. It is often associated with lack of confidence and the prevalence of shyness. Anxiety, shyness and fear develop especially if the person has higher rates of negative experiences stored in the amygdala.


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