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  1. Social Anxiety Disorder - Treatment Overview

    Treatment for social anxiety disorder involves psychological counseling and sometimes medications (such as antidepressants) to reduce associated anxiety and depression.

  2. Social Anxiety Disorder - Exams and Tests

    Social anxiety disorder is diagnosed based on your medical history, physical exam, and sometimes a mental health assessment, which is an evaluation of psychological symptoms.

  3. Generalized Anxiety Disorder - Topic Overview

    What is generalized anxiety disorder?Generalized anxiety disorder occurs when you feel worried and stressed about many everyday events and activities. Often the things you are worried about are small or not important. This type of worry disrupts your life most days. Everyone gets worried or anxious sometimes, but people with generalized anxiety disorder experience more than normal everyday ...

  4. Monoamine Oxidase Inhibitors (MAOIs) for Social Anxiety Disorder

    Drug details for Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (MAOIs) for social anxiety disorder.

  5. Social Anxiety Disorder - Health Tools

    Health tools help you make wise health decisions or take action to improve your health. Actionsets are designed to help people take an active role in managing a health condition. Here are ones to help with stress management.

  6. Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors for Social Anxiety Disorder

    Drug details for Selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors for social anxiety disorder.

  7. Social Anxiety Disorder - Home Treatment

    While counseling and medications are the most effective treatments for social anxiety disorder, you may wish to reduce your anxiety level at home by practicing a healthy lifestyle.

  8. Hypnosis - Topic Overview

    What is hypnosis?Hypnosis is a state of focused concentration during which a person becomes less aware of his or her surroundings. Hypnotherapy is the use of hypnosis to treat physical or psychological conditions. Since 1958, the American Medical Association has recognized hypnotherapy as a valid medical treatment for certain conditions.During a hypnotic state, or trance, people may be more ...

  9. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder - Exams and Tests

    Panic disorder usually is diagnosed through a medical history and a physical exam. The health professional will ask you questions about your symptoms and will listen to your heart, check your blood pressure, and may order blood tests. The health professio

  10. Panic Attacks and Panic Disorder - Symptoms

    The main symptom of a panic attack is an overwhelming feeling of fear or anxiety, along with physical reactions. The symptoms come on suddenly, often unexpectedly, and the intensity usually peaks within 10 minutes. While most symptoms fade within 30 minut

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