Social Phobia

By Austin Petersen


To feel self-conscious, nervous, or shy in front of others at times

Signs or Symptoms

  • Shy
  • Self-conscious
  • Don't answer questions in class
  • Don't make eye contact
  • Avoid people or chatting at lunch

How Does it Affect Someone?

  • Makes them not want to talk to others
  • They will become more shy
  • Don't have many friends
  • Person is very scared

Other names for Social Phobia

  • Social anxiety is the other name for Social Phobia

How is it Diagnosed?

  • Possible from there genes
  • If they follow there role model\
  • Life events and experiences

How is it Treated?

  • They can go to a therapist to help them mentally
  • Also family and friends can help them become less shy

Interesting Fact

  • It takes a lot of patience to deal with Social Phobia