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How to tell if you have avoidant personality disorder or a severe case of social phobia?

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Dr. Kristine Gerwell
Clinical Psychology
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In brief: There is overlap

Avoidant issues are present when there is a social phobia, and in working with a therapist you will be able to deal with these issues.
Focus on treatment rather than the label for the best outcome.

In brief: There is overlap

Avoidant issues are present when there is a social phobia, and in working with a therapist you will be able to deal with these issues.
Focus on treatment rather than the label for the best outcome.
Dr. Kristine Gerwell
Dr. Kristine Gerwell
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
This is a very good answer. Perhaps you can ask, "How can I be happier around others?" Don't hesitate to get good guidance.
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