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What are the symptoms of social phobia?

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The symptoms of social phobia are much the same as symptoms for other anxiety disorders. They include:

Like with other anxiety illnesses, symptoms can be tolerable or so severe that they become socially debilitating.

  • Difficulty talking
  • Dry mouth
  • Intense sweating
  • Nausea
  • Racing heart
  • Trembling or shaking

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What illnesses often co-exist with depression?;" ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Adults;'' ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Children;'' "Eating Disorders;" and ''What is Depression?''

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V.

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 28, 2018

SOURCES:

National Institute of Mental Health: "What illnesses often co-exist with depression?;" ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Adults;'' ''Any Anxiety Disorder Among Children;'' "Eating Disorders;" and ''What is Depression?''

American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-V.

Fieve, R. Rodale Books, 2006. Bipolar II,

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on February 28, 2018

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