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Social anxiety (social anxiety disorder or social phobia) is a mental illness in which a person has a fear of or worry concerning social situations that doesn’t go away. This anxiety may be accompanied by mutism (the inability or unwillingness to speak in certain situations).
Elsevier launches Open Access, online-only journal Internet Interventions

Elsevier launches Open Access, online-only journal Internet Interventions

Publication provides update on the origins and causes of anxiety disorders

Publication provides update on the origins and causes of anxiety disorders

Study shows anxiety-promoting parental behaviors affect children

Study shows anxiety-promoting parental behaviors affect children

Social threat reveals self-esteem mismatch in social anxiety disorder adolescents

Social threat reveals self-esteem mismatch in social anxiety disorder adolescents

FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for Venlafaxine HCl ER Capsules to treat depressive, anxiety disorder

FDA approves Mylan's ANDA for Venlafaxine HCl ER Capsules to treat depressive, anxiety disorder

Smokers with anxiety disorders less likely to quit smoking

Smokers with anxiety disorders less likely to quit smoking

Flexible treatment delivery intervention in primary care reduces symptoms of anxiety: Study

Flexible treatment delivery intervention in primary care reduces symptoms of anxiety: Study

New clinical study: CeNeRx BioPharma's CXB722 has potential as novel anxiolytic

New clinical study: CeNeRx BioPharma's CXB722 has potential as novel anxiolytic

Researchers find link between altered dopamine activity and social anxiety disorder

Researchers find link between altered dopamine activity and social anxiety disorder

Genetic variations increase risk of anxiety disorders

Genetic variations increase risk of anxiety disorders

What's wrong with being shy?

What's wrong with being shy?

Panic attacks may increase risk of heart attack or stroke in older women

Panic attacks may increase risk of heart attack or stroke in older women

New screening tool for anxiety disorders

New screening tool for anxiety disorders

D-cycloserine helps patients learn how to conquer their fears

D-cycloserine helps patients learn how to conquer their fears

GlaxoSmithKline announces availability of Paxil CR to U.S. market

GlaxoSmithKline announces availability of Paxil CR to U.S. market

Social anxiety disorder patients may be avoiding their doctor

Social anxiety disorder patients may be avoiding their doctor

Second-generation Antidepressants

Second-generation Antidepressants

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Paroxetine is an effective treatment for diminishing hot flashes in men who are receiving hormone therapy for prostate cancer

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients

Current information on the use of antidepressants in pediatric patients