NATIONAL SURVEY DISPELS NOTION THAT SOCIAL PHOBIA IS THE SAME AS SHYNESS

Normal human shyness is not being confused with the psychiatric anxiety disorder known as social phobia, according to an NIMH survey comparing the prevalence rates of the two among U.S. youth. This study was published online, ahead of print, October 17, 2011, in the journal Pediatrics.

Science News: http://www.nimh.nih.gov/science-news/2011/national-survey-dispels-notion-that-social-phobia-is-the-same-as-shyness.shtml

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