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Social Anxiety Disorder Treatment and Therapy

Social anxiety disorder is receptive to both medication and psychotherapy. Discover the treatments your doctor may recommend and how they may help you.

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How to Talk to a Therapist When You Have Social Anxiety
Mindfulness meditation can help relieve anxiety.
Mindfulness Meditation for Social Anxiety Disorder
Rhodiola rosea may be effective for improving mood and alleviating depression.
Rhodiola: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions
REBT therapy is used in the treatmet of SAD.
Rational Emotive Therapy for SAD: A Sample Session
NLP changes the way you relate to your social anxiety.
Neurolinguistic Programming to Treat Social Anxiety
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SUDs Rating Scale for Measuring Social Anxiety
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How to Find an Anxiety Therapist
A bunch of lavender
How Lavender Is Used for Social Anxiety
Aromatherapy can help tame anxiety.
Aromatherapy for Social Anxiety Disorder
Interpersonal therapy is helpful for social anxiety and other disorders.
Interpersonal Therapy for Social Anxiety Disorder
Valerian root (Valeriana officinalis)
How Is Valerian Root Used for Social Anxiety?
Woman eating a sandwich
How to Practice Exposure Therapy for Social Fears
A bottle of antidepressant pills named Zoloft March 23, 2004 photographed in Miami, Florida. The Food and Drug Administration asked makers of popular anti-depressants to add or strengthen suicide-related warnings on their labels as well as the possibility of worsening depression especially at the beginning of treatment or when the doses are increased or decreased.
How Zoloft Is Used to Treat Social Anxiety Disorder
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Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Use for Social Anxiety Disorder
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Cognitive Restructuring and Social Anxiety
Hawaiian variety of 'Awa or kava kava, Piper methy
How Is Kava Kava Used to Treat Social Anxiety?
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How SSRIs Are Used to Treat Social Anxiety Disorder
Prozac, Paxil and Zoloft anti-depressant tablets, close-up
Paxil CR as a Treatment for Social Anxiety Disorder
Lexapro is a medication used to treat various mental health conditions.
An Overview of Lexapro for Mental Health Conditions
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Social Anxiety and Hierarchies
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GABA Supplements for Social Anxiety
Xanax is sometimes prescribed for social anxiety disorder.
How Is Xanax Used to Treat Social Anxiety Disorder?
Therapist talking to client in a group setting.
Cognitive-Behavioral Group Therapy for Social Anxiety
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Psychoanalysis for Social Anxiety Disorder
Female doctor counseling patient on anti-anxiety medications
Medications for Anxiety Disorders
Hypnotherapy can be used to treat anxiety.
Hypnotherapy for Social Anxiety Disorder
Journaling
Understanding Thought Records for Social Anxiety
Acceptance and commitment therapy
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Social Anxiety
Public restrooms can cause fear among those with social anxiety.
How to Practice Exposure Therapy for Paruresis
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How Can Disputation Help Manage Social Anxiety?
Use a yoga mat when you do yoga to reduce social anxiety.
Art Therapy and Yoga to Treat Social Anxiety Disorder
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How Is St. John's Wort Used for Anxiety?
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Prozac for Anxiety Disorders
Valium is a type of anxiety medication.
Valium Anxiety Medication Dosage and Risks
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How is Chamomile Used For Social Anxiety?
Close up of a gorgeous passion flower.
Passion Flower: Benefits, Side Effects, Dosage, and Interactions