specific phobias

What do you think is a good way to help people with social anxiety to overcome their fear? If you think that learning to slowly open up to other people and interact with them without worrying is the answer, come read about social anxiety classes here.

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.

Phobias are extremely stressful, but there are some very effective ways to treat them professionally. In children, a phobia eliminated can help them to be a lot healthier and less stressed as an adult. Read about pet phobias and treatment here.

Avoidance occurs when people eliminate certain activities or situations from their life in order to feel more in control and safe. This usually happens when someone has an anxiety disorder like a phobia, and it's generally seen as a bad thing. But what if avoidance could sometimes be a good thing?

If you suffer from an anxiety disorder like Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, social phobia, or Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, you probably want to know as much about your condition as possible. A doctor offers some intriguing facts about anxiety disorders, which you'll find are a lot more common than you may think!

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.

Having fears in your childhood is perfectly normal, but can they have an impact on you once you've grown up? A group discussion of childhood phobias and their potential effects on an adult are discussed in a lighthearted and informative manner.

Phobias can be extremely stressful and disruptive to one's life if they are left untreated. Fortunately, phobias are very treatable, and full recovery is possible for most people who seek out professional therapy and stick with it. Read how treatment for phobias may be enhanced.

One topic which is highly interesting to those who study psychology is how fear is triggered in the body. By learning how the fear response works, doctors will be better able to treat anxiety-related conditions in people. Here is what new research is showing about the emotion of fear.
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