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    Anxiety/Panic: Personal Stories

    Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

    This video features a young woman who's dealing with social anxiety disorder.

    Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

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    How to Conquer Your Fear of Flying

    Mary Avis had been a white-knuckle flyer for years. But on one fateful flight from Virginia to Boston several years ago, her fear finally took complete control. Although the weather was clear and the flight was smooth, Avis panicked. "I was sure that if I stood up, the floor would collapse and I'd fall through," says Avis, now 61, who spent the entire flight motionless and petrified. When the plane landed in Philadelphia to refuel, Avis fled. "My husband was annoyed, to put it mildly," she says...

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