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p. 676. Social phobialocked

  • Daniel Freeman
  •  and Jason Freeman


‘Social phobia’ discusses social anxiety disorder. Individuals suffering from social phobias believe they acannot interact socially; that they fall short of the standards they and everyone else expects; and that they will pay a high price for their incompetence, being dismissed as foolish, inadequate, or unintelligent. Social phobia is one of the most common anxiety disorders. It appears to run in families, though non-shared environmental factors are deemed to have a greater influence than genes.

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