a young adult struggles with social anxiety disorder

Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder in a Loved One

Feeling anxious about meeting a new person or speaking in front of others is not unusual or unhealthy. Yet, for some people, social interaction is complicated and, in some ways, debilitating. This condition, also known as social phobia, a person with a social anxiety disorder has an intense fear of judgment or rejection from other…

Man Experiencing Social Anxiety Disorder

Understanding Social Anxiety Disorder

While some people feed off the energy of being in a crowd of people, others may feel uncomfortable in those situations. If you find yourself avoiding social situations because of fear, it could be a sign of social anxiety disorder. Some people get to a point where they are unable to function because of the…