7 doctors weighed in:
Do you think extreme shyness is a form of mental illness?
7 doctors weighed in

Dr. Susan Uhrich
Psychiatry
6 doctors agree
In brief: Not necessarily.
If this is the only issue, then likely not.
On the other hand, if the shyness is caused by excessive worry or anxiety or a real fear of people, it could be related to a mental illness.

In brief: Not necessarily.
If this is the only issue, then likely not.
On the other hand, if the shyness is caused by excessive worry or anxiety or a real fear of people, it could be related to a mental illness.
Dr. Susan Uhrich
Dr. Susan Uhrich
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