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    Anxiety is considered as a common feature of daily living and is experienced by every individual in different ways. It generally has both physical and cognitive attributes which physically leads the body to increasing impairment and cognitively to an anticipation of threatening events or feelings of apprehension and fear. (Davey, 2016) Experiencing feelings of anxiety is quite natural and the resulting reaction as well, as they have evolved as adaptive responses that is essential to perform effectively

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    Client Goal There are many adolescences that suffer from anxiety that interferes with them performing in the school setting, and often affects their behavior and grades. One of these anxiety disorders is social anxiety disorder, which is “characterized by significant discomfort and avoidance of social or performance situations” (Ryan & Warner, 2012, p. 105). Studies have found that “recent estimates indicate that 6% of children and 12.1% of adolescents meet criteria for this diagnosis” (Ryan &

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    Anxiety disorders are the most common mental illnesses in the U.S, affecting 18% of the adult population. Among that population, Social Phobia or Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD) is the second most common disorder, affecting 6.8% adults (ADAA, 2015). The onset of SAD generally happens around ages 13 up to 18, when people are more susceptible to the disorder. According to the American Psychological Association (2012), a Phobia is an anxiety disorder involving a persistent fear of an object, place or

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    The diagnosis of social phobia requires the symptoms to be “consistent and persistent”, as well as causing significant distress which damage social, occupational, or other important areas of life functioning (Irena, 2015, p.). Unlike shyness, where most people occasionally experience in their lives, social phobia is much more disruptive and pathological (Jefferson, 2001). For people with social phobia, they could even feel the pain before an event that they know would involve evaluation actually

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    Social anxiety disorder also known as social phobia has been one of the many disorders that have affected many people throughout society. Social anxiety disorder is the third largest psychological problem most people suffer with today. Throughout the years, researchers have shown how social anxiety disorder has affected over 7-8% of the population over time. Individuals who suffer from social anxiety have an intense fear of being involved in a social interaction among people. The individual can either

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    Social anxiety disorder is the extreme fear of being scrutinized and judged by others in a social or performance situation. Social anxiety can be devastating to those who suffer from it, this disorder is not just simply extreme shyness this is an actual disorder. (AADA, 2015) Symptoms may be so extreme that they may disrupt daily life, this disorder is also called social phobia. This disorder may cause the person to not have any social or romantic relationships for 10 or more years before seeking

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    Exploration of the Etiology of Social Phobia and Social Anxiety Disorder One of the most common psychological disorders is social phobia, which is termed “social anxiety disorder” (SAD) in the DSM-V (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). The lifetime prevalence of social anxiety disorder is 12%, with around half of that being in the form of a generalized type of the disorder that crosses to most social situations. The other half of individuals who suffer from social anxiety disorder are limited in their

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    The diagnosis of social phobia has seen substantial changes in the last 25 years, from its first appearance in the DSM-III published in 1980 to the DSM-IV. In DSM-III, phobic disorders and anxiety states were regarded as two types of anxiety disorders, and social phobia was considered a phobic disorder. What do you think of when you hear the words Social Anxiety? Is it a mental illness or is it just a phobia? While there are many feelings tied with social anxiety, social anxiety is a mental illness

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    Social Anxiety Disorder known as Social Phobia according to the DSM-V is, A persistent fear of one or more social or performance situations in which the person is exposed to unfamiliar people or to possible scrutiny by others. The individual fears that he or she will act in a way (or show anxiety symptoms) that will be embarrassing and humiliating (Social Anxiety Institute, 2015). Social phobia, which is the third most common mental health disorder; beginning in childhood and adolescents. The causes

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    I would like to write my research paper on the causes and effects of social anxiety disorder (SAD) and panic disorder. The reason that I would like to write about this topic in particular is to share some of my personal experiences with these disorders because they have made a huge impact upon my life and the life of my siblings, and I would like to research the topic and maybe gain some insight myself as to what causes them to occur and what effects they have on the brain and the body and why they

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