Review on Social Anxiety Disorder among Teenagers by Patrick Kimuyu

Review on Social Anxiety Disorder among Teenagers

byPatrick Kimuyu

Kobo ebook | January 26, 2018

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Seminar paper from the year 2017 in the subject Medicine - Public Health, grade: 1, Egerton University, language: English, abstract: This research paper provides a literature review of social anxiety disorder among teenagers. Indepth research has been carried out on social anxiety disorder etiology and progression of the disorder, symptoms, prevalence, co-morbidity, a method of intervention (therapy), treatment and prognosis, and how it affects patients, families, and society. A critical analysis of the literature review shows that social anxiety disorder is an impairing disorder thus requiring both psysiological and medical treatment for effective results. The risk factors of the disorder are genetic factors, biological factors, neurological factors, and parental factors. Its symptoms include excessive fear, negative self evaluation, worry, and behavioral avoidance. Research has shown that this disorder is more prevalent in girls than boys. If diagnosed, social anxiety disorder can be treated by both physiological therapies and medical treatments which must be go together for effective results.

Title:Review on Social Anxiety Disorder among TeenagersFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:January 26, 2018Publisher:GRIN VerlagLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3668622647

ISBN - 13:9783668622647