Social Phobia Case Study

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Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION INTRODUCTION Social Competence In general social competence is an organism’s capacity to interact effectively with its environment (White, 1959) and it can be the individual’s everyday effectiveness in dealing with his environment (Zigler, Balla, & Watson, 1972). The competent individual is one who is able to make use of environmental and personal resources to achieve a good developmental outcome (Waters & Sroufe, 1983). The ability to achieve personal goals in social interaction while simultaneously maintaining positive relationships with others overtime and across settings (Andrews & Ben-Arieh, 1999). The ability to use environmental and personal re-sources to achieve a good developmental outcome (Waters & Sroufe, …show more content…

Social Phobia varies in its developmental and initial presentation. In children, the disorder grows out of a long-term history of shyness or social inhibition and in some others it becomes apparent following move to a new school or similar developmental challenge. Selective Mutism in Children Selective mutism is a disorder in which an individual is not able to speak aloud in specific conditions when there is an expectation of conversational speech (American Psychiatric Association, 2000b) It is also defined that an anxiety disorder, given that a large majority of children with selective mutism are anxious (American Psychiatric Association. Task Force on DSM-V., 2013). Selective Mutism can be accompanied by other anxiety disorders such as separation anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder or social phobia, agoraphobia and panic disorders, as well as shyness and anxiety; however it can also exist without other anxiety disorders (Manassis, …show more content…

Remember our ancestors who have adhered to truth always. Let it be so, although it may be unpleasant. Though you might have unwittingly, in anger, said it, don’t take it back. Like a corn in the field does a human being grow and fall: the seed grows only to fall and falls only to grow. So is human life; and if I pass away, let there be no grief, because birth and death are only correlatives.” Yama’s Address to Nachiketas: itöae raÇIyRdvaTsIg&Rhe me=nîn! äüÚitiwnRmSy>, nmSte=Stu äün! SviSt me=Stu tSmaTàit ÇINvraNv&[I:v. 9. tisro rätréryadavätsérgåhe me 'naçnan brahmannatithirnamasyaù | namaste 'stu brahman svasti me 'stu tasmätprati trénvaränvåëéñva || 9|| Yama says to Nachiketas: “O Brahmana, you have fasted in my house for three nights. I make obeisance to you! Ask from me three boons, for the three nights you starved here, so that I may be blessed and do not incur the sin of not giving to my guest. May auspiciousness be mine !” Nachiketas’ First Wish: zaNts sumna ywa Syadœ vItmNyugaERtmae ma=iÉ m&Tyae, TvTàs&ò< ma=iÉvdeTàtIt @tt! Çya[a< àwm< vr< v&[e. 10. Çäntasaìkalpaù Sumanä Yathä Syäd Vétamanyurgautamo Mä 'bhi Måtyo | Tvatprasåñöaà Mä

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