The role of life events in social phobia

  title={The role of life events in social phobia},
  author={I. Marteinsdottir and A. Svensson and Marcus Svedberg and U. Anderberg and L. von Knorring},
  journal={Nordic Journal of Psychiatry},
  pages={207 - 212}
  • I. Marteinsdottir, A. Svensson, +2 authors L. von Knorring
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Nordic Journal of Psychiatry
  • The aim was to investigate the relationship between life events and social phobia. An inventory assessing life events during childhood, adulthood as well as life events experienced in relation to the onset of the disorder was administrated to 30 subjects with a DSM-IV diagnosis of social phobia. They were recruited by announcement and diagnosed by the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV for axes I and II disorders. Seventy-five controls were selected by matching age and gender from the… CONTINUE READING
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