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Social Anxiety

Fear and worry about social interactions, being judged, and how you behave to others.


What is Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety, also known as social phobia, is a mental health condition characterized by an intense fear of social situations and interactions. People with social anxiety often worry excessively about being judged, embarrassed, or humiliated in social settings, which can lead to avoidance of social situations altogether.

How do I know if I have Social Anxiety?

Social anxiety symptoms can manifest in various ways, including intense fear or anxiety in social situations, such as meeting new people, speaking in public, or attending social gatherings. Physical symptoms like sweating, trembling, rapid heartbeat, or nausea may accompany these situations. Additionally, individuals with social anxiety may experience negative thoughts about themselves, fear of being judged or embarrassed, and may go to great lengths to avoid social situations altogether.


What can I do if I have Social Anxiety?

If you have social anxiety, seeking therapy with a mental health professional who specializes in treating anxiety disorders can be helpful. They can provide support, teach coping strategies, and gradually expose you to social situations in a controlled manner to reduce anxiety.

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