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(p. 435) Social Phobia 

(p. 435) Social Phobia
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(p. 435) Social Phobia
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Tracy L. Morris

DOI:
10.1093/med:psych/9780195123630.003.0019
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date: 10 December 2018

This chapter discusses social phobia (also referred to as social anxiety disorder). It explores definitions and clinical characteristics, social anxiety as a risk factor, and factors related to the development of social anxiety. The chapter also presents a discussion of research investigationsprimarily conducted by the Child and FamilySocial Interaction Project at West Virginia University into pathways to social anxiety disorder.

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