When is social anxiety disorder diagnosed?

When is social anxiety disorder diagnosed?

Everyone gets socially anxious from time to time. But when is social anxiety disorder diagnosed? Let’s walk through the criteria.

Social anxiety disorder screening: https://nationalsocialanxietycenter.com/liebowitz-sa-scale/

Learn more:
https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/social-anxiety-disorder-more-than-just-shyness
https://adaa.org/understanding-anxiety/social-anxiety-disorder
https://www.abct.org/fact-sheets/shyness-social-anxiety-disorder-and-social-phobia/
http://www.dbmhresource.org/uploads/2/2/5/7/22571778/1-s2.0-s0140673608604882-main.pdf

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For information purposes only. Does not constitute clinical advice. Consult your local medical authority for advice. The information in this video was accurate as of the upload date, August 17, 2022.

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