Experimental studies of components in the treatment for social anxiety disorder
Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) is a debilitating and common anxiety disorder, with a lifetime prevalence ranging from 6 % to 12 %. The condition has its onset in childhood and early…
Pharmacotherapy for Adolescent Social Phobia
There is emerging data in adolescents with SAD which supports the use of similar treatments in this population and response and long-term efficacy of pharmacotherapy as well as practical guidelines for clinicians who treat children and adolescents are presented.
Social Anxiety Disorder - An Overview
- Psychology, Medicine
Clinicians need to be aware of the prevailing socio-cultural dynamics and how it affects clinical presentation, treatment approach and possible outcomes for SAD to facilitate the institution of appropriate interventions and enhance patient satisfaction.
Introduction to Special Issue on Social Phobia in Children
Social phobia (or social anxiety disorder) is characterised by ‘a marked and persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations’ (American Psychiatric Association, 1994). It is one of…
Disturbed Social Information Processing as a Mechanism in the Development of Social Anxiety Disorder
- PsychologyChild Development Perspectives
Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is one of the most common mental disorders and becomes chronic if left untreated. Even when it is treated, outcomes are less promising than for other anxiety disorders.…
Social anxiety disorder: A review of environmental risk factors
- PsychologyNeuropsychiatric disease and treatment
A recent review and critique of proposed environmental risk factors for SAD, focusing on traditional as well as some understudied and overlooked environmental risk Factors: parenting and family environment, adverse life events, cultural and societal factors, and gender roles are provided.
Issues and controversies surrounding the diagnosis and treatment of social anxiety disorder
- PsychologyExpert review of neurotherapeutics
Suggestions for future research are provided that could perhaps clarify remaining questions about the diagnosis and treatment of SAD, such as maximizing treatment efficacy by targeting broader outcomes such as quality of life and addressing common comorbidities that occur with SAD.
Selective Mutism and Its Relations to Social Anxiety Disorder and Autism Spectrum Disorder
- PsychologyClinical child and family psychology review
Evidence is summarized showing that SM, social anxiety disorder (SAD), and autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are allied clinical conditions and share communalities in the realm of social difficulties and it is substantiated that SM is sometimes more than an anxiety disorder.
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- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
The Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale appeared adequate and reliable in assessing social anxiety disorder in patients with schizophrenia and will make a contribution to the search for operational guidelines and adequate next-step treatments for social anxiety Disorder in schizophrenia patients.
Paroxetine treatment of generalized social phobia (social anxiety disorder): a randomized controlled trial.
- Psychology, MedicineJAMA
Paroxetine is an effective treatment for patients with generalized social phobia and short-term treatment results in substantial and clinically meaningful reductions in symptoms and disability.
Familial aggregation of anxiety-related quantitative traits in generalized social phobia: clues to understanding "disorder" heritability?
- PsychologyAmerican journal of medical genetics
Future family and genetic studies of social phobia should consider the possibility that one or more traits may better approximate the phenotype of interest, and more extensive efforts at phenotype refinement should be undertaken before such studies proceed.
Selective mutism and social anxiety disorder: all in the family?
- Psychology, MedicineJournal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
These results support earlier uncontrolled findings of a familial relationship between generalized social phobia and SM and SM parents had higher neuroticism and lower openness scores on the NEO Personality Inventory than control parents.
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- PsychologyArchives of general psychiatry
These findings provide new data on the pernicious effect of PersDs on the course of generalized anxiety disorder and social phobia but not panic disorder, suggesting that PersDs have a differential effect on the outcome of anxiety disorders.
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- PsychologyChild and adolescent psychiatric clinics of North America
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Anxiety Disorders in Primary Care: Prevalence, Impairment, Comorbidity, and Detection
- Psychology, MedicineAnnals of Internal Medicine
A large primary carebased anxiety study is analyzed to ascertain commonalities among anxiety diagnoses that are traditionally considered to be discrete and to determine whether a single measure can be used as a first step, common metric.
Comorbidity of anxiety disorders with anorexia and bulimia nervosa.
- Psychology, MedicineThe American journal of psychiatry
The prevalence of anxiety disorders in general and OCD in particular was much higher in people with anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa than in a nonclinical group of women in the community.
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- PsychologyThe American journal of psychiatry
Many adults seeking treatment for stuttering have salient difficulties with social anxiety that may prove amenable to cognitive-behavioral interventions and may hinder the identification of social anxiety as a source of disability and may limit access to treatment.