By Conner Haig
You're more likely to develop social anxiety disorder if your biological parents or siblings have the condition.Facial disfigurement, stuttering, Parkinson's disease and other health conditions can increase feelings of self-consciousness and may trigger social anxiety disorder in some people.
Anther name is Social Anxiety
How is it Diagnosed
Perform a physical exam to determine if there may be any physical causes triggering your symptoms.Review a list of situations to see if they make you anxious.Have you fill out psychological questionnaires to help pinpoint a diagnosis.
How is it Treated
Some treatment for it are psychological counseling, medication and learning coping skills can help you gain confidence and improve your ability to interact with others.
Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illness in the U.S., affecting 40 million adults in the United States age 18 and older (18% of U.S. population). Anxiety disorders are highly treatable, yet only about one-third of those suffering receive treatment.