Social phobia

  • Alternative Names

    Phobia - social; Social anxiety disorder


    Prevention

    Taking measures to improve your self-esteem and getting training in social skills may be helpful.


    References

    Stein MB, Stein DJ. Social anxiety disorder. Lancet. 2008;371:1115-1125.

    Taylor CT, Pollack MH, LeBeau RT, Simon NM. Anxiety disorders: Panic, social anxiety, and generalized anxiety. In: Stern TA, Rosenbaum JF, Fava M, Biederman J, Rauch SL, eds. Massachusetts General Hospital Comprehensive Clinical Psychiatry. 1st ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Mosby Elsevier; 2008:chap 32.