What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

The Social Anxiety Disorder also called social phobia, the most common mental disorder. In which the individual cant face the social gathering also can’t take part in any social activity. We are all feeling uncomfortable and nervous in a social situation. Do you have social phobia? If you don’t know what is exactly social anxiety disorder….. In this article, we’ll discuss social anxiety their symptoms, causes and also diagnoses criteria.

Social anxiety disorder is the fear of social conditions that contain interaction with other humans. You may say social tension is the worry and tension of being negatively judged and evaluated by using other human beings.  It is a pervasive disease and reasons tension and fear in almost all areas of someone’s life. If you have these kinds of feelings for at least six months and disrupt your life and also affect your daily work……. You may have a social phobia (social anxiety disorder)

Causes of social anxiety disorder:

Like other mental disorder, social anxiety disorder is also developed due to environmental and biological factors. The social anxiety disorder is inherited that run in families and also amygdala ( the stricter in the brain) also play an important role in fear. When people face the embarrassing and unpleasant situation they have social anxiety that called learned behavior.

Social phobia signs commonly start between the teenage years, however, assembly new people, giving a speech in public or making an important paintings presentation may additionally trigger signs and symptoms for the primary time. Kids who enjoy teasing, bullying, rejection, ridicule or humiliation may be extra prone to social anxiety.

However right here are a few common conditions that humans tend to have the problem with:

  • Talking to strangers
  • Talking in public
  • Dating
  • Ingesting in the front of other people
  • Starting conversations
  • When you have social anxiety and you’re in a demanding situation, you may have physical signs like:
  • Speedy heartbeat
  • Muscle anxiety
  • Dizziness and lightheadedness

Symptoms that may help to diagnose:

  • Extreme level of fear
  • Nervousness while facing social gathering
  • Rapid heartbeat
  • Shyness, blushing and sweating
  • Self-conscious and lack self-confidence
  • Dry mouth and throat
  • Blank mind
  • Avoid making the center of attention.
  • Shortness of breath
  • Stomach problem
  • Dizziness

Therapy treatment:

  • There are many medicines are useful for anti-depression, Beta-blockers, and anti-anxiety but only CBT change the behavior and prevent the social anxiety disorder.

Cognitive-behavioral therapy for social anxiety disorder has been introduced that will help to change the belief, thoughts, and behavior. For more information, please visit

How you can reduce it by yourself: it is not difficult just you need to face your fear and channelized your fear and negative thoughts. Think about other people, not yourself. Don’t think who observing you, focus your attention on other people in that particular situation. Control your breath and show everything is normal.

Hope this information will help you don’t give up your treatment very early because it may take some time but it works.

I'm Alana Wade, a psychologist with over five years of experience working with relationships. I've dedicated my career to helping couples and families create lasting, meaningful connections.