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What is social anxiety disorder? - Answered in Psychologist/ Counsellor

Hello doctor, I am doing my post graduation in psychiatry, and I would like to clear my doubts about social anxiety disorder ... I wanted to know about the most challenging and important things while dealing with someone with social anxiety disorderView thread »

I have problem of anxiety and sweating when I face a crowd. Please help me out. - Answered in Psychiatry

I am suffering from social anxiety ... You may indeed have a social anxiety disorderView thread »

What are the drugs of choice for social anxiety? - Answered in Psychiatry

I have been suffering from social anxiety for the past one year ... After that, I overcame my social anxiety and became confident ... Social anxiety disorder is really a disturbing condition, but can be controlled with proper medicines and behavior therapy ... Anxiety disorders occur in episodes and sometimes follow waxing and waning course … View thread »

I feel panic to face people in public. Is it fine to take Inderal? - Answered in Psychiatry

The symptoms and details you have mentioned clearly suggest social anxiety disorder ... In social situations like speaking in front of a gathering, talking to someone of high reputation, speaking with opposite sex individuals develop anxiety symptoms like redness of face, tightness of body, feeling as if body will fall down, trembling, slurred voice, dryness of throat, etc … View thread »

Why do I overthink and feel anxious around people? - Answered in Psychiatry

You are suffering from social anxiety disorderView thread »

I have a problem facing public and lack confidence. Please help. - Answered in Psychiatry

Seems you are suffering from a social anxiety disorder ... In general, these kinds of disorders are not treated via medications … View thread »

What can be done for eye contact anxiety? - Answered in Psychiatry

Not sure when I started suffering from social anxiety, I guess it built up slowly ... You seem to have a social anxiety disorder that has worsened lately ... So, it is not the everyday fear or anxiety I used to be able to deal with ... The good thing is now we know a lot about this disorder in terms of treatment … View thread »

I have an eating disorder.Can this be fixed?What exactly is my problem? - Answered in Psychiatry

However, your problem of eating in public could be because of social anxiety disorder or because of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) ... This could be a social anxiety disorder or obsessive-compulsive disorder ... Are there any anxiety features while eating in public ... I am here today to say, and I have an eating disorder ... In this case, I am assuming it is an eating disorder or some type of phobia … View thread »

Do I need any other treatment apart from medicine to treat my anxiety? - Answered in Psychiatry

There are a number of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others ... Hello doctor, I am eight months pregnant now and I am suffering from anxiety ... Anxiety disorders come under the category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events … View thread »

I experience episodes of anxiety every three years or so. Is it due to my medicines? - Answered in Psychiatry

There are a number of anxiety disorders including generalized anxiety disorder, a specific phobia, social anxiety disorder, separation anxiety disorder, agoraphobia, and panic disorder among others ... Hello doctor,About every three years or so, I experience what I call an 'episode' where anxiety comes over me very quickly and I focus and worry about an issue that normally would not bother me ... But, I ask you not to worry as many of my patients who went through anxiety disorder have recovered completely thanks to psychotherapy ... Anxiety disorders are a category of mental disorders characterized by feelings of anxiety and fear, where anxiety is a worry about future events and fear is a reaction to current events … View thread »

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