Home » Social Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, and Techniques by Theresa M. Robinson
Social Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, and Techniques Theresa M. Robinson

Social Anxiety: Symptoms, Causes, and Techniques

Theresa M. Robinson

Published November 1st 2011
ISBN : 9781617289101
Hardcover
173 pages
Enter the sum

 About the Book 

Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by marked anxiety about social or performance situations in which there is a fear of embarrassing oneself under scrutiny by others. It is a common disorder with early onset, significant comorbidity andMoreSocial anxiety disorder (SAD) is characterized by marked anxiety about social or performance situations in which there is a fear of embarrassing oneself under scrutiny by others. It is a common disorder with early onset, significant comorbidity and functional impairment. SAD is a disorder with cognitive dysfunction in which a socially anxious individuals biased perspective-taking and expected failure to meet expectations in a situation result in the characteristic symptoms of the disorder. This book presents topical research in the study of social anxiety including assimilation and social anxiety in undocumented Mexican immigrant families- social physique anxiety- SAD in patients with schizophrenia and bipolar disorders- social anxiety and alcohol consumption- social anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity- and social anxiety in college students.