The many faces of social anxiety disorder.

  title={The many faces of social anxiety disorder.},
  author={Hans-Ulrich Wittchen},
  journal={International clinical psychopharmacology},
  volume={15 Suppl 1},
Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is one of the most prevalent anxiety disorders, affecting 7-13% of subjects in the community at some time in their lives. Despite being eminently treatable, it remains largely under-recognised and, therefore, undertreated. The disorder is characterized by a fear of scrutiny by others, with sufferers… CONTINUE READING