Recognition, assessment and treatment of social anxiety disorder: summary of NICE guidance

@article{Pilling2013RecognitionAA,
  title={Recognition, assessment and treatment of social anxiety disorder: summary of NICE guidance},
  author={Stephen Pilling and Evan Mayo-Wilson and Ifigeneia Mavranezouli and Kayleigh Kew and Clare Taylor and David M. Clark},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2013},
  volume={346}
}
Social anxiety disorder is one of the most persistent and common of the anxiety disorders, with lifetime prevalence rates in Europe of 6.7% (range 3.9-13.7%).1 It often coexists with depression, substance use disorder, generalised anxiety disorder, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder.2 It can severely impair a person’s daily functioning by impeding the formation of relationships, reducing quality of life, and negatively affecting performance at work or school. Despite this, and… 
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