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By On March 28th, 2019

Social anxiety disorder may lead to the development of alcohol use disorder

A new study from researchers at the Norwegian Institute of Public Health suggests social anxiety disorder may directly contribute to an increased risk for alcohol use disorder. Unlike other forms of anxiety disorders, social anxiety disorder could be causally linked to a greater risk of problematic drinking and alcohol use disorder according to the report…

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By On February 10th, 2017

Cognitive Behavior Therapy For Anxiety May Literally Change Your Brain

  Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) is one of the leading treatments for a number of mental health issues, including depression, anxiety, and eating disorders. A significant number of studies have shown it to be one of the most effective forms of therapy, and now a new report indicates the non-pharmacological treatment may even change the…

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By On January 30th, 2015

What Is Social Anxiety Disorder?

Everyone has times where they don’t feel like being around large groups of people. While it isn’t uncommon to feel shy from time to time, but making small talk with unfamiliar people or being forced to speak in public can be downright mortifying for people living with social anxiety disorder. What separates social anxiety disorder…

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