Social Anxiety Disorder is an anxiety disorder characterized by intense feelings of worry and distress in social situations. How can you tell the difference between social anxiety and shyness? It is easy to confuse social anxiety with being shy. Here are 8 signs that you may have social anxiety. Also, we made a video about the differences between social anxiety and shyness: Q
Please note that this video is not intended to be used for self-diagnosis of social anxiety. Talk to a professional. If you really need help, however, you may also consider online counseling here:
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