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Can A Pediatrician Easily Diagnose Social Anxiety Disorder
Sometimes: Most pediatricians do not have a lot of experience with DX and rx of mental illness, their training is limited and it really depends on their ability to make a judgement about what the book says and how well the info they are getting matches in an understandable way. Or seek consultation. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Like all anxiety disorders, it is biologically based. The person is preoccupied & is self conscious of his behaviour in public & during social interaction, feels the center of judgement and he is not fit enough, so quite often they avoid parites, meetings , eating in public or even asking questions all because of fear of being judged negatively. Treatment is both meds & cbt ...Read more
If i get diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, and perscribed medication will this affect my career?
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 social anxiety is a combination of medication and cognitive behavioral therapy. As long as an individual adheres to the treatment regimen, completes homework assignments, cognitive restructuring, & exposure, social anxiety can be successfully treated. ...Read more
I have been diagnosed with severe avoidant personality social anxiety disorder and depression, what are my treatment options, I'm fed up with life?
Your Dr can assess: for causative underlying medical conditions. Talking therapy (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy or insight oriented psychotherapy) is allows for lasting change. Psychiatric meds may be indicated. Don't isolate. Spend time w people. Use your support system. Get out. Get at least 8 hrs of sleep/ night & eat healthfully. Daily aerobic physical activity is a big +. Try acupuncture, tai chi, qi gong, yoga ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have been diagnosed w/ social anxiety disorder. I get anxiety and blushing. My doctor put me in prozac. Is Prozac a good medication for my symptoms?
CBT : Cognitive behavior therapy (cbt) can help people who avoid social situations. Contact a cbt therapist who specializes in social anxiety issues. He or she will work with you on addressing the unhealthy thoughts linked to social avoidance or unhealthy behaviors in uncomfortable social situations. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Thoughts, fear,avoid: Like all anxiety disorders, it is biologically based. The person is preoccupied & is self conscious of his behaviour in public & during social interaction, feels the center of judgement and he is not fit enough, so quite often they avoid parites, meetings , eating in public or even asking questions all because of fear of being judged negatively. Treatment is both meds & cbt & is very effective. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Symptoms of Soc Anx: Fear of one or more social situations in which the person may be exposed to scrutiny, fear of embarassing self. The feared situations cause high anxiety or panic attack, the situations are strongly avoided, and the person (usually) understands that the fear is unreasonable. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I think I have social anxiety disorder. What should I do. Please help me. I have completed several parts of my profile if you need information.
Social Anxiety D/O: Help is available with social anxiety disorder. A psychologist can assist by working with you in cognitive behavioral therapy over time. You'll learn about your thinking processes and how they affect your emotions, plus tools to deal with those. A psychiatrist may help when medications are needed for best benefit. Start by getting a full evaluation with either, to be sure of what you have. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Talk to: A psychologist or counselor who treats anxiety. The most effective treatments are relaxation training (sometimes with the aid of biofeedback) plus cognitive therapy that includes gradual exposure to anxiety-producing situations in imagination and real life. Therapy is sometimes augmented with medication and is quite successful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An anxiety disorder is a condition in which a person has mental illness with anxiety as a main symptom. Although some anxiety is common with normal persons in stressful situations, anxiety disorders occur when the anxiety is prolonged or greatly exaggerated, in comparison to how a normal person would respond ...Read more
Anxiety is a general term for several disorders that cause nervousness, fear, apprehension, and worrying. These disorders affect how we feel and behave, and they can manifest real physical symptoms. Mild anxiety is vague and unsettling, while severe anxiety can be extremely debilitating, having a serious ...Read more
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