Social Anxiety Disorder
by Caleb McGarvey and Nathaniel Johnson
What is Social Anxiety Disorder?
Social Anxiety Disorder or SAD, is an excessive or unreasonable fear of social situations. Their anxiety stems from being watched, judged and or criticized.
Symptoms of SAD
- Upset Stomach
- Fast Heartbeat
How does it affect children?
When children are afflicted with SAD, they become prone to:
- Extreme fear of meeting new people
- Fear of attending school
- Low self esteem
- Difficulty concentrating
- Learning disorders can form
Men and Women are equally likely to develop SAD
Social Anxiety Disorder: A Devastating Look Inside The Minds of Social Anxiety Disorder Sufferers
How to manage social anxiety disorder
- Self care (nutrition, water intake, exercise, good amount of sleep)
- Exposure Therapy