Living with the Silent Epidemic of Social Anxiety

Living with the Silent Epidemic of Social Anxiety Social anxiety is not just shyness, it’s a phobia. People who suffer from this type of anxiety often suffer in silence. They fear any type of social interaction with others because it stirs up fears of being judged negatively or misunderstood, so they avoid social events. You don’t have to silently suffer …

Types of Anxiety Disorders

Types of Anxiety Disorders Anxiety disorders affect millions of Americans. There are several types of anxiety disorders, including social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder and several phobias: Social anxiety disorder involves overwhelming worry and self-consciousness in everyday social situations. It is a type of anxiety that often centers on a fear of …