Treatment of social phobia by homework exposure.

  title={Treatment of social phobia by homework exposure.},
  author={Giovanni Andrea Fava and Silvana Grandi and Rodolfo Canestrari},
  journal={Psychotherapy and psychosomatics},
  volume={52 4},
Ten consecutive patients suffering from DSM-III-R social phobia were treated by homework exposure assignments, without therapist-aided exposure or other cognitive-behavioral methods. The 7 patients who completed therapy displayed highly significant decreases in social phobic symptoms and anxiety. Such improvements were maintained on a 1-year follow-up. 

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