~X~ Social Phobia ~X~

~X~ The Lonely Disorder ~X~

What is Social Phobia?

Social Phobia is when people become so scared of speaking that they go silent or mute. This is also known as Selective Mutism.

Signs and Symptoms


  • Separation
  • Fast Breathing
  • Lower Grades
  • Mostly only family contact
  • Fast Heart Beat


  • Fight-or-Flight-Response
  • Fast Heart Beat
  • Scared to Show Talents

How does it affect someone?

  • Anxiety or Stress
  • Hard to become successful
  • Hard to speak in public
  • Difficult to make friends
  • Can only comfortably talk with family

What are some other names for Social Phobia?

  • Social Disorder
  • Selective Mutism
  • Social Anxiety Disorder

How is it diagnosed?

Social Phobia can be diagnosed by a therapists.

They use three key clues to figure this mental disorder out:

  1. The symptoms can not be similar to any other disorders
  2. The patient feels anxious and scared to speak
  3. They avoid social situations and events

How is this disorder treated?

  • Therapy
  • Self-Help
  • Medicine

What are some extra facts?

  • 15 Million People are diagnosed