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anxiety:social-anxiety [2019/05/19 23:06]
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 ====== Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) ====== ====== Social Anxiety Disorder (Social Phobia) ======
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 ===== Primer ===== ===== Primer =====
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 ==== Epidemiology ==== ==== Epidemiology ====
-Social anxiety disorder has a lifetime prevalence of 13%, making it the third most common psychiatric diagnosis. It affects females ​more than males. There is frequent comorbidity with other anxiety disorders, depression, and alcohol use disorder.+Social anxiety disorder has a lifetime prevalence of 13%, making it the third most common psychiatric diagnosis. It affects females ​and males equally. There is frequent comorbidity with other anxiety disorders, depression, and alcohol use disorder.
 ===== Diagnostic Criteria ===== ===== Diagnostic Criteria =====
 <WRAP group> <WRAP group>
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 ==== Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ==== ==== Cognitive Behavioural Therapy ====
-Cognitive behavioural therapy for social anxiety disorder includes several components:+Cognitive behavioural therapy ​is a first-line treatment ​for social anxiety disorder ​and includes several components:
   - **Education** – about disorder and treatment, recommends self-help materials   - **Education** – about disorder and treatment, recommends self-help materials
   - **Exposure** – offers imaginal exposure to situations that are difficult to practice regularly in real life, offers in-vivo exposure to situations that provoke social anxiety during treatment sessions and homework, provides exposure role-play simulations,​ reduces safety behaviours in social situations   - **Exposure** – offers imaginal exposure to situations that are difficult to practice regularly in real life, offers in-vivo exposure to situations that provoke social anxiety during treatment sessions and homework, provides exposure role-play simulations,​ reduces safety behaviours in social situations