Fear of social situations

Many people are shy, but those who suffer from social anxiety disorder (also called social phobia) can become overwhelmed with anxiety in simple social situations.

By MIKE GROPPER
July 6, 2017 19:19
Social gathering

Social gathering . (photo credit: ING IMAGE/ASAP)

 
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