Social Anxiety Disorder and Its Relation to Alcohol Abuse


Social Anxiety Disorder involves feelings of intense fear or anxiety in social situations. People with the disorder can become panicked at the very thought of interacting with others. This usually stems from a fear of being publicly embarrassed and can lead to discomfort at work, school, or other crowded places. In teens and adults, social anxiety can lead to dependence on drugs or alcohol to cope with the stress. An article discusses the prevalence of alcoholism in people with social anxiety and how teens and adults with the disorder can get help.

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People with social anxiety, both teenagers and adults alike, can benefit from these findings by taking action to eliminate risk factors for alcohol abuse and address their anxiety. Social anxiety is the most common type of

Social anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder co-morbidity in the


Posted on May 9, 2010 by lancashirecarelibraryblog. Social anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder co-morbidity in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions, Psychological Medicine. Jun 2010. Vol. 40, Iss. 6; p.

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