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What is Social Anxiety Disorder?
People with social anxiety disorder (SAD) have an irrational fear of being watched, judged or evaluated, or of embarrassing or humiliating themselves. The anxiety and discomfort becomes so extreme that it interferes with daily functioning.

Symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder
The symptoms of SAD fall into three broad categories -- cognitive symptoms (what you think), physical symptoms (what you feel), and behavioral symptoms (what you do).

Treatments for Social Anxiety Disorder
Treatments for social anxiety disorder (SAD) depend on the severity of your emotional and physical symptoms and how well you function daily.

Living With Social Anxiety Disorder
Without proper treatment, SAD can be chronic and severely impair your quality of life. Unfortunately, the nature of the disorder means that you are a person who is afraid to ask for help.

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