A Research Study On Social Anxiety

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This review is conducted with the purpose of providing detailed summary of available research literature about social anxiety in adolescent and to further explore the literature supporting cognitive behavioural therapy for the treatment of social anxiety disorder in adolescent. As in literature, three processes describe the adolescent development and these are termed as biological, cognitive and socio-emotional (Santrok, 2001). Biological process states that every individual has a unique and matchless genetic make-up which impacts on behaviour as well as development. For instance, Stanley Hall (mentioned in Santrok), believed that biological factor predominantly control the development with a little role played by environmental aspects. On the other hand, cognitive process modify the thoughts of an individual during the course of development (Albano & Kendall, 2002). This research highlights that in early adolescence thinking abilities are developed adequately for individuals to recognise and develop their own cognitive worlds (Albano & Kendall, 2002). Theoreticians emphasise on differences among individuals in complex cognitive skills involving decision making, problem solving skills, and memory capacity (Albano & Kendall, 2002). Recent steps involve exploring critical thinking in adolescent and to find how they adopt the surrounding environment in a competent way (Albano & Kendall, 2002). Finally, for socio-emotional process research proposes that peer, family, educational…
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