You know the feeling well. You are at a social function, and suddenly all your fears come true. You had been dreading it for weeks unable to control your thoughts, feeling anxious and having panicky thoughts every day. Your life becomes a struggle with fighting social anxiety day by day. Continue reading
Social anxiety and panic attacks are more common in people who have a genetic disposition towards these disorders. They are not the result of other mental problems or abuse of substances. Social anxiety disorders are known to start as a person enters their teenage years, though they can occur at any time in life.
Social interaction anxiety is becoming more and more common in today’s modern society. Psychologists now encounter it on a daily basis. Below are some reasons why we suffer social anxiety and what we can do to help ourselves and others. Read on to find out more.