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Social phobia in the general population: prevalence and sociodemographic profile
Background: The present study examined the prevalence of social phobia in the Swedish general population and demographic characteristics associated with this anxiety disorder. Methods: Data wereExpand
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Social phobia: overview of community surveys
  • T. Furmark
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • 1 February 2002
Objective: Social phobia has in recent years been recognized as a considerable public health concern. This paper presents an overview of community studies that have estimated the prevalence of socialExpand
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Internet-based self-help with therapist feedback and in vivo group exposure for social phobia: a randomized controlled trial.
Sixty-four individuals with social phobia (social anxiety disorder) were assigned to a multimodal cognitive-behavioral treatment package or to a waiting list control group. Treatment consisted of aExpand
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Common changes in cerebral blood flow in patients with social phobia treated with citalopram or cognitive-behavioral therapy.
BACKGROUND Neurofunctional changes underlying effective antianxiety treatments are incompletely characterized. This study explored the effects of citalopram and cognitive-behavioral therapy onExpand
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Size and burden of social phobia in Europe
This paper provides a critical review of the prevalence of social phobia in European countries, a description of associated disability and burden and of clinical correlates and risk factorsExpand
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Guided internet-delivered acceptance and commitment therapy for chronic pain patients: a randomized controlled trial.
Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) interventions for persons with chronic pain have recently received empirical support. ACT focuses on reducing the disabling influences of pain throughExpand
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Cerebral blood flow in subjects with social phobia during stressful speaking tasks: a PET study.
OBJECTIVE The central nervous system representation of social phobia (social anxiety disorder) is largely unknown. The aim of this study was to examine brain activity during symptom provocation inExpand
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Therapeutic alliance in guided internet-delivered cognitive behavioural treatment of depression, generalized anxiety disorder and social anxiety disorder.
Guided internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy (ICBT) has been found to be effective in several controlled trials, but the mechanisms of change are largely unknown. Therapeutic alliance is aExpand
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Guided and unguided self-help for social anxiety disorder: randomised controlled trial.
BACKGROUND Internet-delivered self-help programmes with added therapist guidance have shown efficacy in social anxiety disorder, but unguided self-help has been insufficiently studied. AIMS ToExpand
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Cerebral Blood Flow Changes After Treatment of Social Phobia with the Neurokinin-1 Antagonist GR205171, Citalopram, or Placebo
BACKGROUND Evidence is accumulating that pharmacological blockade of the substance P preferring neurokinin-1 (NK1) receptor reduces anxiety. This study compared the effects of an NK1 receptorExpand
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