Prevalence rate of social anxiety disorder in individuals with a psychotic disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis

  title={Prevalence rate of social anxiety disorder in individuals with a psychotic disorder: A systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={Carla McEnery and Michelle H. Lim and Hailey Tremain and Ann Knowles and Mario Alvarez-Jimenez},
  journal={Schizophrenia Research},

Candidate Factors Maintaining Social Anxiety in the Context of Psychotic Experiences: A Systematic Review.

Stigma and shame could be targeted as a causal mechanism in future interventional studies to guide future intervention research in people with attenuated, transient, or persistent psychotic experiences.

Comorbidity Profiles of Psychotic Patients in Emergency Psychiatry

Investigating the relationship between comorbid symptoms and social functioning deficits in individuals seeking psychiatric help for psychotic symptoms revealed an association between social functioning, and depression, anxiety, and childhood trauma.

Development of a Moderated Online Intervention to Treat Social Anxiety in First-Episode Psychosis

The EMBRACE intervention was designed to provide young people with the necessary skills and confidence to overcome social anxiety within a supportive, safe online space and allows young people the opportunity to practice their newly learnt skills to connect with others and to embrace their true authentic selves.

Cultural Considerations in Behavioral Health Service Delivery for Social Anxiety

Previously termed social phobia, social anxiety disorder (SAD) is persistent fear and anxiety in one or more social or performance situations in which an individual may be exposed to scrutiny or

Burden of schizophrenia among Japanese patients: a cross-sectional National Health and Wellness Survey

Patients who experienced sleep disturbances, more severe depressive symptoms, and anxiety problems had lower HRQoL, higher levels of absenteeism, presenteeism, total work productivity and activity impairment, and almost twice more indirect costs, compared to those without these conditions.

The Experience Among College Students with Social Anxiety Disorder in Social Situations: A Qualitative Study

Background Few individuals have focused on the experience of students during social events, especially among college students with social anxiety disorder. This study aimed to explore the anxiety

The impact of persistent social anxiety on social functioning and health‐related quality of life in young people with remitted first‐episode psychosis

Examining the prevalence of persistent social anxiety in psychotic disorders to determine its effect on social functioning and HR‐QoL in first‐episode psychosis (FEP) found it to be associated with multiple negative consequences.



The Prevalence of Comorbid Anxiety in Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective Disorder and Bipolar Disorder

Almost none of those with anxíeGty disorders were being treated for them, primarily because the severity of the acute psychotic illness required full diagnostic and therapeutic attention.

How prevalent are anxiety disorders in schizophrenia? A meta-analysis and critical review on a significant association.

This meta-analysis highlights several factors that affect risk for, or detection of AD in SZ, and could have an important impact on treatment and outcome of SZ patients.

Social Anxiety Disorder Comorbid with Schizophrenia : The Importance of Screening for This Underrecognized and Undertreated Condition

Compared to patients who did not suffer from comorbid SAD, patients with schizophrenia and comor bid SAD had lower ratings of quality of life, but similar GAF and PANSS scores.

Social Anxiety Disorder Comorbid with Schizophrenia: The Importance of Screening for This Under recognized and Under treated Condition.

SAD as a comorbid condition is highly prevalent in schizophrenia and may be under-detected in the outpatient mental health care setting, and the presence of SAD may lead to a decreased quality of life for patients with schizophrenia.

The prevalence of comorbid anxiety disorders in outpatients with schizophrenia

It was found patients with a diagnosis of schizophrenia with comorbid anxiety disorders had shorter duration of illness than those without suchComorbid conditions, and typical antipsychotics were more commonly prescribed to treat these patients.

Frequent Comorbidity and Predictors of Social Anxiety in Persons With Schizophrenia: A Retrospective Cohort Study.

These data confirm social anxiety disorder as a prominent comorbid disorder in patients with schizophrenia and suggest that a family history of psychosis is a significant predictor of social anxiety.

Social anxiety disorder in first-episode psychosis: incidence, phenomenology and relationship with paranoia.

  • M. MichailM. Birchwood
  • Psychology, Medicine
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
  • 2009
Social anxiety is a significant comorbidity in first-episode psychosis and for a subgroup of socially anxious people with psychosis, anticipated harm is present and the processes that underlie its relationship with social anxiety warrant further investigation.

Anxiety Symptoms in Psychotic Disorders: Results from the Second Australian National Mental Health Survey.

Anxiety symptoms are common in people with psychotic disorders and Appropriate screening and treatment should be a clinical priority.

[Clinical correlates of social anxiety disorder comorbidity in schizophrenia].

Outpatients who had been followed in the Psychotic Disorders Unit in Bakırköy Research and Training Hospital for Psychiatry, Neurology and Neurosurgery and diagnosed with schizophrenia according to DSM-IV criteria were included in the study.

Prevalence and relationship to delusions and hallucinations of anxiety disorders in schizophrenia

Overall, anxiety disorders ranged from 0% for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder [PTSD] to 26.7% for generalized anxiety disorder (GAD) and agoraphobia without panic] with lower rates when controlled for anxiety symptoms related to delusions and hallucinations.