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Social anxiety disorder , also called social phobia, is a type of anxiety disorder that causes extreme fear in social settings. People with this disorder have trouble talking to people, meeting new people, and attending social gatherings. They fe[read article]

Tests for Social Anxiety Disorder

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Psychologic Evaluation and Testing
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Psychological Assessment
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Psychological Analysis
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Medical Procedures for Social Anxiety Disorder

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Cognitive Behavior Therapy
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Social Skills Training
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Exposure - Behavior Therapy
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Dialectical Behavior Therapy
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Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing Therapy
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Psychosocial Therapy
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Desensitization
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Prescribed Medications for Social Anxiety Disorder

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ALPRAZOLAM (al PRAY zoe lam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat anxiety and panic attacks.  More
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SERTRALINE (SER tra leen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat obsessive compulsive disorder, panic disorder, post-trauma stress, premenstrual ...  More
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FLUOXETINE (floo OX e teen) belongs to a class of drugs known as selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs). It helps to treat mood problems such as depression...  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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VENLAFAXINE (VEN la fax een) is used to treat depression, anxiety and panic disorder.  More
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PHENELZINE (FEN el zeen) is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression in patients who may also have anxiety. This medicine is usually onl...  More
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TRANYLCYPROMINE (tran il SIP roe meen) is an monoamine oxidase inhibitor (MAOI). It is used to treat depression.  More
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PAROXETINE (pa ROX e teen) is used to treat depression. It may also be used to treat anxiety disorders, obsessive compulsive disorder, panic attacks, post traumatic...  More
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CLONAZEPAM (kloe NA ze pam) is a benzodiazepine. It is used to treat certain types of seizures. It is also used to treat panic disorder.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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This medicine may be used for other purposes; ask your health care provider or pharmacist if you have questions.  More
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FLUVOXAMINE (floo VOX a meen) is an antidepressant. It is used to treat obsessive-compulsive disorder.  More
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Herbs and Supplements for Social Anxiety Disorder What's this?

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Extracts of Hypericum perforatum L. (St. John's wort) have been recommended traditionally for a wide range of medical conditions. The most common modern-day us...  More
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Alternative Procedures for Social Anxiety Disorder What's this?

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Relaxation techniques include behavioral therapeutic approaches that differ widely in philosophy, methodology, and practice. The primary goal is usually non-directe...  More
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Various forms of meditation have been practiced for thousands of years throughout the world, with many techniques originating in Eastern religious practices. In mod...  More
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