Describe The Causes Of Social Anxiety

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A mental health disorder characterized by feelings of worry, anxiety, or fear that are strong enough to interfere with one 's daily activities. In most cases anxiety is a normal part of life. For those it may not feel like a normal aspect rather a horrific aspect. These different disorders can be caused by environmental and genetic factors. You may feel anxious, worry, or fear. For people when faced with anxiety it usually occurs at work, driving, speaking, or making an important decision. A person who encounters anxiety knows that it does not go away and it can come back worse over time. Anxiety can interfere with performance, school, work, relationships, social interactions, and much more. There are a few different types of anxiety disorders.…show more content…
It has a marked fear of any social interactions on people in which they feel embarrassed, judged, rejected, or fearful of offending others, “Social anxiety disorder symptoms include: Feeling highly anxious about being with other people and having a hard time talking to them, Feeling very self-conscious in front of other people and worried about feeling humiliated, embarrassed, or rejected, Being very afraid that other people will judge them, Worrying for days or weeks before an event where other people will be, Staying away from places where there are other people, Having a hard time making friends and keeping friends, Blushing, sweating, or trembling around other people, Feeling nauseous or sick to your stomach when other people are around” (National Institutes of Health). Social anxiety tends to keep people locked up from society but what happens when a used to be social butterfly experiences social anxiety? Well there are treatments to keep them from feeling like they need to barricade themselves, “CBT a type of psychotherapy is vital for treating patients with social anxiety” (National Institutes of Health). Two components of CBT are mainly used to treat social anxiety disorder. First, Cognitive therapy, “ focuses on identifying, challenging, and then neutralizing unhelpful thoughts underlying anxiety disorders” while, “Exposure therapy focuses on confronting the fears underlying an anxiety disorder in order to help people engage in activities they have been avoiding” (National Institutes of
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