The European Journal of Psychiatry is a quarterly publication founded in and directed by Professor A. Seva until his death in The journal is indexed in different bibliographic data bases, including the Social Sciences Citation Index.
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health. DecemberCite as. High incidence and morbidity rates are found among adolescents with social anxiety disorder, a severe and harmful form of social phobia.
The Society of Nuclear Medicine has been touting a new study that suggests we're one step closer to solving the riddle of social anxiety disorder. Researchers believe the origins of the disorder are biological. This sounds like a breakthrough worth celebrating.
Cultural differences in social anxiety are known to exist. This makes sense because different cultures have different social rules and expectations. What is considered "okay" behavior in the United States might be frowned upon in Japan, and vice versa. In addition, research shows that there are differences in the prevalence of SAD in different cultures.
InHarvard psychiatry and global health professor Devon Hinton and others used three nationally-representative surveys to measure the mental health of more than 16, people. They wanted to figure out if certain races were more prone to anxiety than others. Previous research hinted at racial differences—for example, a small study in found that white children were more likely to miss school due to anxiety than black children.
Contextual shaping of health and well-being: Contributions from cultural-clinical psychology View all 13 Articles. Recently, cases with TKS have also been recognized in other cultures. The present questionnaire study investigated self-report TKS symptoms and social anxiety symptoms, and their clinical relevance in an Indonesian and Swiss sample.
There is evidence that social anxiety disorder SAD is a prevalent and disabling disorder. However, most of the available data on the epidemiology of this condition originate from high income countries in the West. The World Mental Health WMH Survey Initiative provides an opportunity to investigate the prevalence, course, impairment, socio-demographic correlates, comorbidity, and treatment of this condition across a range of high, middle, and low income countries in different geographic regions of the world, and to address the question of whether differences in SAD merely reflect differences in threshold for diagnosis.
Social anxiety disorder is more than a fleeting feeling of shyness. People with social anxiety often suffer in silence, their behavioral and emotional symptoms not apparent to friends and family. As the number of young adults with social anxiety continues to increasemental health experts are trying to help dispel the notion that social anxiety is as simple to overcome as shyness.
Liam had always looked out for his younger brother Sam. But whenever Sam took the late bus after soccer practice, Liam worried about him so much he couldn't concentrate on his homework. Liam watched the clock, worrying and imagining the worst — picturing bus accidents and fearing, for no particular reason, that Sam might be injured or dead.
Public speaking is a main requisite for academic achievement amongst university students. Epidemiological data on social phobia among University students in the Arab World are scarce. To screen for social phobia symptoms in a representative sample of Egyptian university students, and to highlight some putative risk factors associated with them. Two thousand nine hundred and nineteen Egyptian university students participated in the study.