Health Tip: Dealing With Social Phobia07/11/11
(HealthDay News) -- Social phobia is an irrational fear of
social situations, including being judged or scrutinized by
The U.S. National Library of Medicine suggests these potential
remedies for coping with social phobia:
- Receiving cognitive behavioral therapy to help identify the
causes of such fears and learning ways to control them.
- Slowly beginning to attend parties and other social
- Practicing social skills in a group therapy setting.
- Getting plenty of sleep and exercise, and eating meals on a
- Limiting or avoiding caffeine, over-the-counter cold
medications and other stimulant medications.
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