Facing the challenge of social anxiety disorder

  title={Facing the challenge of social anxiety disorder},
  author={H. Westenberg},
  journal={European Neuropsychopharmacology},
  • H. Westenberg
  • Published 1999
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • European Neuropsychopharmacology
  • Social anxiety disorder is at serious and prevalent disorder that leads to significant disability in the social and professional lives of patients. It is a chronic condition that frequently coexists with other psychiatric conditions such as depression or alcoholism. Pharmacotherapy with benzodiazepines, monoamine oxidase inhibitors and selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs) has been assessed. Alprazolam has modest efficacy, while a more robust response to clonazepam has been reported… CONTINUE READING
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