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Overcoming social anxiety disorder and social phobia

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Valuable method to overcome anxiety disorder is the combination of good self-help mediation and therapy. Help you understand what social anxiety disorder and social phobia is how it affects the body, why it occurs and more importantly, what you can do.

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Overcoming social anxiety disorder and social phobia

  1. 1. Social Anxiety Disorder and Social Phobia
  2. 2. What is it?  Is one of the most common psychiatric disorder.  Is often dismissed as shyness.  Feel nervous and self conscious in some social situations.  Social anxiety disorder also known as social phobia. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  3. 3. common situations  Meeting new people  Going on date  Making small talk or phone calls  Public speaking or Speech  Eating or drinking in public  Using public bathrooms  Performing on stage  Attending parties or other social gathering http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  4. 4. Emotinal and Behavioral signs  Self consciousness and anxiety in everyday social situations  Intense worry for days before upcoming social situations  Fear of being watched or judge others  Fear that other will notice that you’re nervous  Difficulty making eye contact or taking http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  5. 5. Physical signs  Red face or blushing  Shortness of breath  Upset stomach  Trembling or shaky voice  Sweating or hot flashes  Feeling dizzy  Cold, clammy hands  Muscle tension
  6. 6. Causes Social anxiety disorder likely arises from a complex interaction of environment and genetics.  Genetic cause: Social anxiety disorder seems to run in families. There may be specific susceptibility genes that play a role in the development of anxiety disorders. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  7. 7.  Chemical in the body: Natural chemicals in the body may also play a role in social anxiety disorder.  Brain Structure: Experts believe the amygdale may play a role in fear response.  Weather: weather conditions also responsible for this. http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  8. 8. Diagnosis for this A doctor may carry out a physical as well as a psychological evolution. The criteria include:  Avoid situations which may produce anxiety.  Recognize your anxiety level is excessive  The patients daily living is affected by his/her anxiety.  The social situations cause a lot of http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  9. 9. Treatments Psychotherapy together with medication are considered by most experts as the most effective treatments.  Psychotherapy  Cognitive behavior therapy  Medications http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/
  10. 10. “Overcoming Agoraphobia & Extreme Anxiety Disorders” By Tim O’Lawler http://www.extremeanxietydisorders.com/

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