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Dose of Paxil (paroxetine) to treat social anxiety?

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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Alt.behavioral

While researching meds, consider researching effective behavioral/psychological treatments: to conquer social anxiety the "gold standard" treatment is graded exposure/systematic desensitization.
To take charge of ocd, the gold standard is exposure & response prevention. A clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety can be huge help. Learn about at anxierybc.Org. Also see ocfoundation.Org.

In brief: Alt.behavioral

While researching meds, consider researching effective behavioral/psychological treatments: to conquer social anxiety the "gold standard" treatment is graded exposure/systematic desensitization.
To take charge of ocd, the gold standard is exposure & response prevention. A clinical psychologist specializing in anxiety can be huge help. Learn about at anxierybc.Org. Also see ocfoundation.Org.
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Paxil (paroxetine) for Social anx

20mg. per day.

In brief: Paxil (paroxetine) for Social anx

20mg. per day.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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In brief: Yes

Paxil (paroxetine) can be a treatment for anxiety problems but it is not necessarily the treatment of choice.
Social anxiety often has psychological factors which can be addressed with psychotherapy . This can can often be combined with various medications. There is not one fixed treatment plan that works for everyone.

In brief: Yes

Paxil (paroxetine) can be a treatment for anxiety problems but it is not necessarily the treatment of choice.
Social anxiety often has psychological factors which can be addressed with psychotherapy . This can can often be combined with various medications. There is not one fixed treatment plan that works for everyone.
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
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