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Social phobia. Comorbidity and morbidity in an epidemiologic sample.
Selected sociodemographic and clinical features of social phobia were assessed in four US communities among more than 13,000 adults from the Epidemiologic Catchment Area study. Rates of social phobiaExpand
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Psychometric properties of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale.
BACKGROUND The present study provides data on the reliability, validity and treatment sensitivity of the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS), one of the most commonly used clinician-administeredExpand
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Empirical validation and psychometric evaluation of the Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale in patients with social anxiety disorder.
The Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation Scale (BFNE; M. R. Leary, 1983a) is often used to assess fear of negative evaluation, the core feature of social anxiety disorder. However, few studies haveExpand
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Cognitive behavioral group therapy vs phenelzine therapy for social phobia: 12-week outcome.
BACKGROUND This article presents results of the acute treatment phase of a 2-site study comparing cognitive behavioral group therapy (CBGT) and treatment with the monoamine oxidase inhibitorExpand
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Screening for social anxiety disorder in the clinical setting: using the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale.
OBJECTIVE We sought to determine optimal cutoff values for the Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS) total and subscale scores for the diagnosis of social anxiety disorder (SAD) and designation ofExpand
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Functional impairment in social phobia.
BACKGROUND This study examined the nature of impairment of functioning in persons with social phobia and assessed the validity of two new rating scales for describing impairment in social phobia. Expand
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More reasons to be straightforward: findings and norms for two scales relevant to social anxiety.
The validity of both the Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and Brief Fear of Negative Evaluation scale has been well-supported, yet the scales have a small number of reverse-scored items that mayExpand
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Barriers to the treatment of social anxiety.
OBJECTIVE This article evaluates barriers to treatment reported by adults with social anxiety who participated in the 1996 National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day. METHOD The backgroundExpand
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Social anxiety disorder and alcohol use disorder co-morbidity in the National Epidemiologic Survey on Alcohol and Related Conditions.
BACKGROUND To assess the prevalence and clinical impact of co-morbid social anxiety disorder (SAD) and alcohol use disorders (AUD, i.e. alcohol abuse and alcohol dependence) in a nationallyExpand
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Factor structure of social fears: The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale.
In the assessment of social anxiety, investigators often differentiate between social interactional anxiety and performance anxiety. The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale (LSAS), aExpand
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