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Social anxiety disorder means that you are so fearful about what you will say or do in front of other people that you avoid social settings like work or school. It's more than just being shy or nervous before public speaking. Counselling and sometimes medicines can help.
Current as of: May 28, 2019
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine & Donald Sproule MDCM, CCFP - Family Medicine & Lisa S. Weinstock MD - Psychiatry & Christine R. Maldonado PhD - Behavioral Health
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