Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety

Initial Release Date: 12-01-2018

Last Updated: 12-01-2018

What is social anxiety?

Social anxiety refers to a person is nervous in a social situation; the person may have difficulty with starting or maintaining a conversation or join a social event.

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What Is Anxiety?

Initial Release Date: 02-12-2017

Last Updated: 02-12-2017

What Is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a state of inner turmoil, which is an unpleasant emotion; a feeling of difficulty and worry. In many cases, anxiety is an oriented mood state in which one is not ready for the future threat or danger.

Anxiety experience can be chronic and acute. Chronic anxiety can be a daily or frequent experience; whereas acute anxiety, it can be experienced in short spurts or attack.

Anxiety has effects on individual’s behaviour, emotion and cognition.

Behaviour effects include, change in sleep patterns, change in habits, change in food intake and change in motor tension.

Emotional effects include a feeling of difficulty in concentration, feeling of restlessness and feeling of a blank mind.

Cognitive effects include, thought about suspected or unrealistic danger, fear of dying or getting injured.

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