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Social Anxiety Disorder

You Might Be Underestimating Just How Much Your Friends Love You

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 11.14.2014 | Healthy Living

Social anxiety disorder can make it incredibly difficult for people to interact with others and make friends. And according to a new study, people wit...

Study Identifies Effective Treatment For Social Anxiety Disorder

Posted 09.26.2014 | Healthy Living

By Alex Lindley Antidepressants may be the go-to treatment for social anxiety disorder, but one type of talk therapy may be more effective and ...

The Value of Being Alone Together

Simone Collins | Posted 10.21.2013 | Technology
Simone Collins

The internet and a litany of mobile apps have also made it far easier for shy and introverted people to make new friends. For the first 24 years of my life, I didn't date and made few new acquaintances.

Government Should Pay Women To Date Socially Awkward Men, Suggests Man

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | Women

One man has a suggestion to solve socially-awkward men's dating woes: Institute a government program which would pay women to go on dates with them. ...

Feeling Anxious? Think Again.

Wray Herbert | Posted 04.15.2013 | Science
Wray Herbert

While the negative emotions are a hallmark of clinical anxiety disorder, there is conflicting evidence about the physiological symptoms. Do sufferers really have maladaptive bodily responses to social stress, or do they just perceive it that way?

'Xanax' Nation? My Anti-Anxiety Meds Give Me Enough to Worry About

Kaitlin Bell Barnett | Posted 05.27.2012 | Healthy Living
Kaitlin Bell Barnett

Journalists love declaring that psychiatric medications symbolize some slice of the zeitgeist. So I can't say I was entirely surprised when I opened my mailbox the other day and saw New York Magazine's latest cover article proclaiming that this is the era of Xanax.

Selective Mutism: Finding Voice in Dubai

Steven M. S. Kurtz, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Steven M. S. Kurtz, Ph.D.

I just returned home from a trip to Dubai, where I, a Jewish clinician, went to treat a seven-year-old Arab child who has Selective Mutism

Using Socratic Questioning To Help Social Anxiety

Judith S. Beck, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Judith S. Beck, Ph.D.

My client, I'll call her Alison, has social anxiety. Like many people with her problem, she holds a strong belief: "I shouldn't call attention to myself."

Baseball's New Market Inefficiency

Jonah Keri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Jonah Keri

As expected, the baseball cognoscenti has gone ga-ga for Tyler Kepner's New York Times piece on AL Cy Young winner Zack Greinke. And why not?

Major League Stress Test

David Vines | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Vines

Baseball players having anxiety issues on the field is well documented, perhaps more so than in any other sport.