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What is the best career for a person with social anxiety problems?

What is the best career for a person with social anxiety problems?

Tx before decision: Rather than let your anxiety dictate your career, you may want to find a psychologist who specializes in structured cognitive behavioral therapy so you can learn to understand and control you anxiety instead of letting it control you. It may be easier to pick a career that avoids social contact but it may be more rewarding in the long run to learn skills to become anxiety free. ...Read more

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Social Anxiety Disorder (Definition)

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


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What is the best medicine for social anxiety?

What is the best medicine for social anxiety?

Meds can help BUT...: ... How about behavioral options? Anxiety disorders assn of bc has educational & self-help tools (incl. A video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety: http://bit.Ly/yudsfl effective treatment for social anxiety will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear only a little to others you fear a lot. A cbt & anxiety expert can be big help! ...Read more

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What is the the best way to treat the underlining cause of social anxiety?

CBT: I believe that cognitive behavioral therapy is an excellent approach. It gets to the underlying thought processes that trigger that anxious/emotional reaction. By addressing at this level, you can impact anxiety before actually becoming anxious. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the best way to overcome social anxiety?

Help please? What is the best way to overcome social anxiety?

Info and support: Become your own expert: about social anxiety and specifically about your own symptoms. Here is a source of information...But there are many more: http://socialanxietydisorder.About.Com medications and therapy can help. There are 3 fda approved medications for the treatment of social anxiety disorder (paxil, zoloft (sertraline) and effexor). Consult with your doctor. Find a therapist. ...Read more

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Need advice on what is the the best way to overcome social anxiety?

Meds can help. But..: ...There are effective behavioral options! anxiety disorders assn of bc has educational & self-help tools (incl. A video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety: http://bit.Ly/yudsfl effective treatment for social anxiety will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear only a little to others you fear a lot. A cbt & anxiety expert can be big help! ...Read more

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What medication do you think is the best for social anxiety disorder?

What medication do you think is the best for social anxiety disorder?

Behavioral Options?: See this page anxiety disorders assn of bc which contains educational & self-help tools (incl. A video) for managing & even overcoming social anxiety: http://www.Anxietybc.Com/resources/social.Php effective treatment for social anxiety will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones you fear only a little to others you fear a lot. A cbt expert coach can be big help! ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Anxiety (Definition)

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