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What tablets help with social anziety?

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Dr. Marcie Berman
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Often SSRI's

Social anxiety is often treated with SSRI's such as Paxil, (paroxetine) Zoloft, Lexapro, etc.
However, identifying,the specific SSRI that will help you may take some time. Get evaluated by a psychiatrist who can work with you on finding the best medication. Also, therapy can be quite helpful so consider that as well as meds. Often a combination of both works best.

In brief: Often SSRI's

Social anxiety is often treated with SSRI's such as Paxil, (paroxetine) Zoloft, Lexapro, etc.
However, identifying,the specific SSRI that will help you may take some time. Get evaluated by a psychiatrist who can work with you on finding the best medication. Also, therapy can be quite helpful so consider that as well as meds. Often a combination of both works best.
Dr. Marcie Berman
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Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Medication can play

a role in treating social anxiety but dealing more directly with the cause an symptoms is most effective.
Please see a mental health professional to learn skills. Social anxiety is about fear of being embarassed. Assertiveness training may be useful. An old book called "When I say No I feel Guilty" may help. Peace and good health.

In brief: Medication can play

a role in treating social anxiety but dealing more directly with the cause an symptoms is most effective.
Please see a mental health professional to learn skills. Social anxiety is about fear of being embarassed. Assertiveness training may be useful. An old book called "When I say No I feel Guilty" may help. Peace and good health.
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