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What are causes of performance anxiety?

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Simply put, stress and anxiety about performing in front of people causes performance anxiety.

From: Stage Fright (Performance Anxiety) WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: "Conquering Stage Fright."

University of Northern Iowa: "Managing Stage Fright."

Advanced Public Speaking Institute: "Public Speaking: Stage Fright Strategies."

Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology: "Beta Blockers as Treatment for Stage Fright."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

SOURCES:

Anxiety Disorders Association of America: "Conquering Stage Fright."

University of Northern Iowa: "Managing Stage Fright."

Advanced Public Speaking Institute: "Public Speaking: Stage Fright Strategies."

Vanderbilt University, Department of Psychology: "Beta Blockers as Treatment for Stage Fright."

Reviewed by Smitha Bhandari on August 17, 2017

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