The neurobiology of social anxiety disorder: the relevance of fear and anxiety

  title={The neurobiology of social anxiety disorder: the relevance of fear and anxiety},
  author={M. Marcin and C. Nemeroff},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  • M. Marcin, C. Nemeroff
  • Published 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica
  • Objective:  Social anxiety disorder (SAD) is a ubiquitous anxiety disorder. Despite being the third most common psychiatric disorder, little is known about the interaction between genetic predisposition and environmental factors in the development of SAD. The available literature on SAD has been compared with data on the genetics and environmental impact on the phenotypic expression of fear and anxiety, and its implicated neurobiology, in order to explore the neurobiology of SAD as understood… CONTINUE READING
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