research and treatment

In the previous article in this series on social anxiety, you read about how social anxiety affects thought processes and, in turn, behavior in social settings. In this article, you will find out how anticipating a socially stressful situation can make the actual event more difficult to deal with.

Social anxiety, or social phobia, is a particularly difficult disorder for people to cope with. The worst thing about it is that it makes it very challenging to have the healthy social relationships most people desire. In this series, you can learn more about thought processes in a socially anxious person as compared to a person who is less anxious.

Sometimes we don't know how people who take medications for their mental health conditions will fare five, ten or even twenty years after they start their treatment. A study that began twenty years ago provides us with valuable information about OCD and how drug therapy affects people who have it. Read about it here.

Do you have questions about panic attacks but feel unsure of whom to talk to? Or do you feel confused by your symptoms and wonder if you may be experiencing panic attacks? If so, you may want to come read what a psychiatry expert has to say here.

Some psychologists feel that in order to treat someone for a mental illness, you need to have an understanding of why the person has become ill in the first place. Others, however, believe you can treat someone just as effectively without knowing what caused the disorder. Read how this theory applies to anxiety disorders.

stress, anxiety, information, research

With the amount of stress we face on a daily basis in our fast-paced society, it's no wonder stress has become a big topic in the media. We hear a lot of the same old stuff about it, but recently there have been some surprising findings. Come find out more here.

Left untreated, social phobia can rob you of a lot of fun and enriching social experiences. Most people simply don't understand that even though you want to reach out to them, your anxiety makes you feel incapable of doing so. Come read about social phobia and how it affects your brain.

War is an experience that has a strong emotional impact on everyone, especially those who are engaged in combat. The extent of emotional damage to a soldier, however, may vary depending on a number of factors. One of these factors may surprise you; read about it here.

PTSD and other anxiety disorders can be highly detrimental to physical and emotional well-being. Excessive anxiety can wear on the body and the mind. It can also create strain in personal relationships, particularly within the home. Find out how PTSD may harm a significant other's health.

If you're someone who likes to socialize and draw support from those around you, you may want to consider trying a new approach to treatment: group therapy. Find out how it works and how it can be used to treat people with anxiety disorders.
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