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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Social Anxiety Disorder: the extreme fear of being scrutinized and judged by others in social or performance situations Emma Scarbrough3A Martin 36% of people with Social Anxiety Disorderreport symptoms for 10 or more yearsbefore seeking help Symptoms- Physiological/Responsetremblingnervousnessrapid pulseperspirationblushingnauseashortness of breathdizzinesslightheadednessheadachesdetachmentfeeling of loss of self control Symptoms- Triggeringbeing introduced to other peoplebeing teased or criticizedbeing the center of attentionbeing watched or observed while doing somethingpublic speakingmaking eye contactswallowing, writing, talking, or making phone calls in publicmeeting people in authority Symptoms are situation based and affect people in a cause:effect-likemanner. 15 million American adults(6.8 percent of population)Women are more likelyto develop this disorder thanmenPeople with other mentaldisorders, such as: depression,panic disorder, bulimia nervosa,and substance use disordersusually develops betweenchild and teenage years, thoughmany don't recognize the symptomsof anxiety until they're older Who does this affect? Treatment- People typically find reliefin professional careTreatment time can range fromseveral months to more than ayearTreatment includes: therapy,medication, or alternativetreatments Treatment Results: Results depend onthe person as well as if theyare suffering from anothermental disorder,such as depressionor substance abuse along with theirsocial anxiety. Only about 18 percentof people with Social Anxiety Disorder receive help. It is a treatable disorder,'so those who do not get help continueto live with it for the rest of their lives.This disorder can lead to other mentaldisorders or conditions. Facts- Women are twice as likely todevelop this disorder, thoughmen are more likely to seekhelp.Social Anxiety Disorder is themost common anxiety disorderAnxiety disorder cost the U.S.about $42 billion yearly-almost 1/3of the country's $148 billion goingtoward mental health care
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