Latest Social anxiety disorder Stories
Clinical Psychologist Dr.
LONDON, January 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Light was painfully shy for as long as he can remember.
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LONDON, Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- About Anxiety DisordersAnxiety is associated with uneasiness, fearfulness, and tension.
A new study recently published in the Journal of Abnormal Psychology found that individuals with social anxiety disorder often think their relationships are worse than what their friends report.
Even though anxiety can affect both men and women, women are more likely to develop anxiety and depression after a heart attack, according to newly-presented research.
Prakash Masand, MD, is former consulting professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University, a New York City psychiatrist, and founder and CEO of Global Medical Education (GME),
While antidepressants are the most commonly used treatment for social anxiety disorder, new research suggests that cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is more effective and, unlike medication, can have lasting effects long after treatment has stopped.
when it comes to easing symptoms of anxiety-related disorders, prayer doesn’t have the same effect for everybody
Obesophobia or Pocrescophobia, from the Greek phobia, meaning fear or morbid fear and obeso, meaning fat, is a persistent and abnormal fear of gaining weight, especially in cultures that value being thin. This phobia was listed as a rare disease by the Office of Rare Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Certain individuals suffering from this phobia originally start with a desire to lose weight which turns into a compulsive desire to avoid all of the things that could result in...
Pharmacophobia or medication phobia, comes from Greek pharmakon, meaning “drug, medicine” and phobos, meaning “fear”, is the fear of the use of pharmacological treatments. In severe, excessive, and irrational cases, it might be a type of specific phobia. While lack of awareness by patient of adverse drug reactions can have a serious consequence, having a phobia of medications can also have serious detrimental effects on the patient’s health. Medication phobia can also lead to...
Phobophobia is a phobia defined as the fear of phobias, or the fear of fear, including intense anxiety and unrealistic and persistent fear of the somatic sensations and the feared phobia ensuing. This phobia can also be defined as the fear of developing a phobia. Phobophobia is related to anxiety disorders and panic attacks directly linked to other types of phobias, such as agoraphobia. When a patient has developed this phobia, their condition might be diagnosed and treated as part of anxiety...
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