Social anxiety disorder
CITATION: Seedat, S. 2013. Social anxiety disorder. South African Journal of Psychiatry, 19(3):192-196, doi:10.4102/sajpsychiatry.v19i3.953.
The original publication is available at http://www.sajp.org.za
ENGLISH SUMMARY : According to epidemiological studies, rates of social anxiety disorder(SAD) or social phobia range from 3% to 16% in the generalpopulation. Social phobia and specific phobias have an earlier ageof onset than other anxiety disorders.