Skip to content

    Anxiety & Panic Disorders Health Center

    Select An Article

    Anxiety/Panic: Personal Stories

    Font Size
    A
    A
    A

    Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

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

    Video: Social Anxiety Disorder

    Recommended Related to Anxiety Panic

    Understanding Phobias -- Symptoms

    At the heart of a phobia, there is anxiety. There are three main types of phobias: Specific phobia, a persistent, irrational fear of particular objects or situations, such as snakes, spiders, heights, blood, flying, or elevators. Social phobia , or social anxiety disorder, a persistent, irrational fear of situations where you may be scrutinized or criticized or embarrassed by other people. Agoraphobia , a fear of leaving home, being alone, or...

    Read the Understanding Phobias -- Symptoms article > >

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg, MD on October 31, 2014
    Next Article:

    Today on WebMD

    young leukemia patient
    Article
    Unhappy couple
    Article
     
    embarrassed woman
    SLIDESHOW
    clown
    Quiz
     
    Phobias frightened eyes
    Slideshow
    podium
    Article
     
    organize
    Article
    stressed boy in classroom
    Article
     
    Distressed teen girl in dramatic lighting
    Article
    man hiding with phone
    Article
     
    chain watch
    Article
    tarantula
    Article