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  • Social Anxiety Disorder: What is it and how is it diagnosed?

    Social Anxiety Disorder: What is it and how is it diagnosed?

    Approximately 13% of the population experience social anxiety over the course of their lifetime (1). After alcohol abuse and depression it is the most common psychiatric illness. Yet, despite the fact that social anxiety is the most prevalent of all anxiety disorders (2), many questions and controversies surrounding its diagnosis and treatment still remain. Currently,…