Neurobiological mechanisms of social anxiety disorder.

  title={Neurobiological mechanisms of social anxiety disorder.},
  author={S. Mathew and J. Coplan and J. Gorman},
  journal={The American journal of psychiatry},
  volume={158 10},
  • S. Mathew, J. Coplan, J. Gorman
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • OBJECTIVE The authors critically surveyed several preclinical and clinical neurobiological models of social anxiety disorder. METHOD The authors reviewed the recent literature regarding three animal models of particular relevance to social anxiety. They then examined the recent literature concerning clinical neurobiological aspects of social anxiety disorder, including the developmental neurobiology of anxiety, the genetics of fear and social anxiety, and challenge and imaging studies… CONTINUE READING
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