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Understanding social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety disorder is characterised by extreme anxiety and self-consciousness in social situations.

Understanding social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety disorder is characterised by extreme anxiety and self-consciousness in social situations. Symptoms may include:
  • Feelings of extreme self-consciousness around others.

  • Excessive fear that others are watching and judging you.

  • Excessive fear of embarrassment.

  • Worry that persists long before an event actually occurs.

  • Physical symptoms stemming from anxiety, including sweating, feeling nauseous, shaking and blushing.

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