Social Phobia | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • Is there a treatment that can help me?
  • How long will my treatment last?
  • How long will I have to take medicine?
  • Should I see a therapist?
  • How long will I have to be in therapy?
  • Is there anything I can do to help myself at home?
  • Are there any tips or tricks that can help me feel more comfortable in public?


Social Anxiety Disorder: A Common, Underrecognized Mental Disorder by TJ Bruce, Ph.D. and SA Saeed, M.D. (American Family Physician November 15, 1999,

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 09/00