Articles on Social Phobia - Page 2

Shame: The Quintessential Emotion

It’s the quintessential human emotion, says New Brunswick, , psychologist Michael Lewis, , in his writings. All extravagant behaviors are reactions to it, says Philadelphia psychiatrist Donald I. Nathanson,...
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The Many Faces of Shame

Shame has many faces. Is that one of them in your mirror? In “Shame & Guilt: Masters of Disguise,” Jane Middelton-Moz, a Montpelier, trainer, consultant and community interventionist,...
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Facts About Phobias

Phobias are persistent, irrational fears of certain objects or situations. Phobias occur in several forms; the fear associated with a phobia can focus on a particular object (specific phobia)...
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Treatments for Social Phobia

As social phobia is considered to be a long-lasting chronic disorder, ongoing treatment generally is needed. Treatment often consists of a combination of medication and talk therapy. Medications In...
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What is Social Phobia?

People with social phobia (also known as social anxiety disorder) have an extreme fear of situations where they may be under the scrutiny of others. They worry that they...
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