Coping with Social Anxiety Disorder
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- Performance Anxiety (11)
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- Relationships (4)
- Social Skills (38)
- Special Occasions (22)
Personal Stories About Social Anxiety
Personal stories about social anxiety are powerful tools for sharing experiences and finding out that you are not alone. Below is a list of "reader respond" articles about different topics related to social anxiety. This is your chance to share your thoughts and read what others have to say.
Phone phobia is the fear of making or receiving telephone calls. This problem can interfere with daily functioning in your personal and professional lives if not treated.
When Phone Fear Is Something More
Phone fear that is a true phobia can be treated using CBT techniques such as cognitive restructuring and exposure training. Coping strategies are also helpful to manage this fear.
Fear of Eating in Front of Others
Fear of eating in front of others is common among those with social anxiety disorder. Learn more about this type of anxiety and how it is treated.
How to Practice Exposure Therapy for the Fear of Eating in Front of Others
Exposure therapy for the fear of eating in front of others is one method that you can use on your own to overcome your phobia. Learn how to carry out the steps of exposure therapy in a self-help model for this fear.
Avoidance behaviors are things that a person with an anxiety disorder does to cope with feared situations.
Practice Exposure Therapy for Paruresis
Paruresis, also known as shy bladder, can be improved through the use of self-help strategies for exposure. Learn more about how to enlist the help of a partner to gradually overcome your fear.
Tips for Living With Social Anxiety Disorder
Living with Social Anxiety Disorder can be an ongoing challenge. Here are some tips to help you cope.
Review a Book About Social Anxiety Disorder
Write your own review of books about social anxiety disorder.
Review a Self-Help Progam for Social Anxiety Disorder
Users provide reviews of the best and worst self-help programs for social anxiety disorder.
Beat Social Phobia with Andrew Johnson
Beat Social Phobia with Andrew Johnson is a guided audio program compatible with the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read the review of this app and submit your own review.
A Day in the Life of Someone With Social Anxiety Disorder
This is what a day in the life of someone with social anxiety disorder (SAD) might look like.
A Personal Story of Social and Performance Anxiety
A story about performance anxiety from the About.com Guide to social anxiety disorder.
10 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself if You Have Social Anxiety Disorder
If you suffer with social anxiety there are probably some things that you do that do not help to improve your situation. Here are 10 things to stop doing to yourself if you have SAD.
Anxiety Coach by Mayo Clinic
Anxiety Coach by Mayo Clinic is a self-help program employing the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy for use on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Read the review of this app and submit your own review.