Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
Social Anxiety Disorder is described as being overly anxious in social situations. It’s not that social anxiety disorder sufferers are afraid of people, but of what people might think of them and/or how those people might react. Fear of rejection is a major concern for the socially anxious.
Socially anxious people generally struggle with self-esteem and self-worth issues. Social phobia is another term often used to describe social anxiety.
- nervousness around people who are deemed to be important
- overly concerned about what people think
- overly concerned about how people might react
- hyper sensitive to rejection
- overly sensitive to criticism
- overly critical of others
- and many of anxiety’s physiological, psychological, and emotional symptoms
There are many more symptoms.
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