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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. L. Kevin Chapman
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Depends: No cut and dry answer since it depends on the individual's experience with social anxiety and the associated impairment. The best line treatment for s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
I'd try CBT : A psychiatrist might know a drug, but i'd still hope that you try a cognitive-behavorial therapist for this issue. A pill won't help you learn how to ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience Clinical Psychology
A therapeutic team..: With severe social anxiety, a combination of medication & psychotherapy works best. The meds can help ease the anxiety & help start the psychotherapy ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Escobar
8 years experience Family Medicine
Seek Help: It is important to make sure you are involed with therapy to help provide support in coping with anxiety. In addition you need to strongly consider me ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emma Rishton
12 years experience Clinical Psychology
Monitoring is key: Probably the best are the ones that are prescribed and monitored by a physician. These medications that are the best in some cases can be the worst i ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nothing: Please forgive my frankness. Social anxiety disorder is highly treatable in almost all cases by talking and wise guidance. You owe it to yourself and ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerry Gelbart
39 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Cognitive behavior therapy is very effective. Dialectical behavior therapy with mindfulness training can also be transforming. The only problem with ... Read More
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A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Anxiety: Not sure what your question is, but certainly recommend alcohol rehab to help more with your anxiety treatment.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience Clinical Psychology
Common choice: Your doctor made a choice that is very common. However, psychological therapy or counseling is also a 1st choice without side effects and with skill a ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience Psychiatry
See the list below: Primary medications used for the treatment of social anxiety disorder include paxil, (paroxetine) venlafaxine, clonopin, MAO inhibitors, Prozac has be ... Read More
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