Association of aggressive behavior with separation from parents and social anxiety in grade four to six of rural senior primary school students in Anhui Province in 2014 - Zhang Q, Meng Y, Wu L, Yao R, Fu L.
OBJECTIVE: To explore the relationship between separation from parents and social anxiety with aggressive behaviors, to provide scientific basis for the prevention of aggression. METHODS: Stratified random sampling was used to collect 1126 students... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Predictive effects of social anxiety on increases in future peer victimization for a community sample of middle-school youth - Mulder SF, Hutteman R, van Aken MAG.
This longitudinal study focused on clarifying the direction of effects between social anxiety and victimization in a community-based sample. In addition, we studied the moderating effect of gender on this association. A total of 1,649 children (45% boys, a... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - June 18, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Book Review: Anxiety Relief for Kids
Many parents look for books that offer guidance and understanding about psychological problems their children may be experiencing. Mental health professionals also frequently recommend such books to families receiving counseling and other therapeutic services. Unfortunately, parent-advice books are often poor quality, difficult to understand, and not informed by contemporary evidence-based practices. I am happy to say that Anxiety Relief for Kids is not one of those books. Rather, it is an exceptionally well written and practical resource that actually does what its title says. Author Bridget Flynn Walker is a psychologist...
Source: Psych Central - June 13, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Book Reviews Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Children and Teens Family Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Panic Disorder Parenting Self-Help Social Phobia Source Type: news

Emotional intelligence and its relationship with levels of social anxiety and stress in adolescents - Cejudo J, Rodrigo-Ruiz D, L ópez-Delgado ML, Losada L.
The aim of this work is to extend the research on the relationships between emotional intelligence and various indicators of subjective well-being in adolescents, such as stress and social anxiety. The existence of differences in stress and social anxiety ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

A systematic review of network meta-analyses for pharmacological treatment of common mental disorders
Question Network meta-analyses (NMAs) of treatment efficacy across different pharmacological treatments help inform clinical decision-making, but their methodological quality may vary a lot depending also on the quality of the included primary studies. We therefore conducted a systematic review of NMAs of pharmacological treatment for common mental disorders in order to assess the methodological quality of these NMAs, and to relate study characteristics to the rankings of efficacy and tolerability. Study selection and analysis We searched three databases for NMAs of pharmacological treatment used in major depression, ...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pharmacotherapy for social anxiety disorder (SAnD).
Recognition is growing that social anxiety disorder (SAnD) is a chronic and disabling disorder, and data from early trials demonstrate that medication may be effective in its treatment. This systematic review is an update of an earlier review of pharmacotherapy of SAnD. To assess the effects of pharmacotherapy for social anxiety disorder in adults and identify which factors (methodological or clinical) predict response to treatment. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - May 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of social anxiety disorder and its determinants in school going adolescents in rural population of Ramnagara district - Archana S, Prasad KN, Jabeen B.
BACKGROUND: The social phobia or social anxiety disorder (SAD) is likely to play adversely on their adulthood if it is not detected and treated during adolescence period. The problem of SAD is varying in rural and urban population based on multiple issues.... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - May 14, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Thoughts People With Social Anxiety Have At Parties
“I get sweaty, my heart races, and I want to run.” (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The influence of bus and taxi drivers' public self-consciousness and social anxiety on aberrant driving behaviors - Huang YW, Lin PC, Wang J.
The study examined how bus and taxi drivers' public self-consciousness interacted with social anxiety to influence their aberrant driving behaviors. Questionnaires were distributed to 331 male and female Taiwanese bus and taxi drivers whose working environ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 30, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

The Difference Between Social Anxiety And Introversion, In 4 Comics
Loving alone time is different from a mental health condition. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - April 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Book Review: How to Be Yourself
At its worst, social anxiety can make ordering a cup of coffee a daunting task, and can make a party feel like a house of horrors. From what direction will humiliation spring? Is it any wonder people with social anxiety learn to cower at home, safe from threats? Full-on social anxiety can be greatly life limiting, but even those of us who don’t suffer from the worst of it will find useful strategies for those moments of “do I belong?” and “can I handle this?” in psychologist Ellen Hendriksen’s new book, How to Be Yourself: Quiet Your Inner Critic and Rise Above Social Anxiety. In a warm ...
Source: Psych Central - April 20, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Sophia Dembling Tags: Anxiety Book Reviews Happiness Mindfulness Neuroscience Psychology Self-Help Social Phobia Source Type: news

Psychologist Ellen Hendriksen: ‘We are each our own worst critic’
The clinical psychologist ’s new book studies the negative effects and benefits of social anxiety in the age of social mediaEllen Hendriksen is a clinical psychologist, regular contributor toScientific American and host of the award-winning podcastThe Savvy Psychologist. Her new book about social anxiety,How to Be Yourself, has been described by Susan Cain (bestselling author of Quiet) as “groundbreaking”.What is your definition of social anxiety?Social anxiety is often thought of as a fear of judgment or a fear of people, but that ’s not accurate. Social anxiety is a perception that there...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - April 14, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Ian Tucker Tags: Psychology Anxiety Science Society Source Type: news

Young adult gay and bisexual men's stigma experiences and mental health: an 8-year longitudinal study - Pachankis JE, Sullivan TJ, Feinstein BA, Newcomb ME.
This study investigated longitudinal trajectories of stigma (i.e., enacted, anticipated, internalized, concealed); stress-sensitive mental health disorder symptoms (i.e., depression, social anxiety); and their associations across 8 annual assessments in a ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - April 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

YouTube star prompts conversation about social anxieties
Social anxiety is like 'falling down the rabbit hole of endless what ifs' says one suffer in a candid online debate. (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

YouTube star prompts conversation about social anxiety
It's like 'falling down the rabbit hole of endless what ifs' says one sufferer in a candid online debate (Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition)
Source: BBC News | Health | UK Edition - April 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Assessing the effects of the acting White accusation among Black girls: social anxiety and bullying victimization - Davis M, Stadulis R, Neal-Barnett A.
One of the most harmful accusations one Black adolescent can hurl at another is the acting White accusation (AWA). The AWA is an attack against an individual's ethnic/racial identity and many have described it as a bullying experience. Those who experience... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - March 9, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Risk factors for suicidal ideation across the life cycle among korean adults: Korean Psycho-social Anxiety Survey - Lee SE.
PURPOSE: To identify the risk factors for suicidal ideation across the life cycle among Korean adults using data from 2015 Korean Psycho-social Anxiety Survey. METHODS: The data were statistically analyzed using hierarchical logistic regression ana... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 26, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Suicide and Self-Harm Source Type: news

Specificity of peer difficulties to social anxiety in early adolescence: categorical and dimensional analyses with clinical and community samples - Early MC, Biggs BK, Makanui KP, Legerski JP, Allen JV, Elledge AR, Whiteside SP.
Background and Objectives: We investigated the specificity of social difficulties to social anxiety by testing associations of social anxiety and other anxiety presentations with peer acceptance and victimization in community and treatment-seeking samples ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

The role of emotional maltreatment and looming cognitive style in the development of social anxiety symptoms in late adolescents - Gonz ález-Díez Z, Orue I, Calvete E.
BACKGROUND: Social looming constitutes a specific cognitive vulnerability that acts as a danger schema and biases the processing of threat-related information associated with the development of social anxiety disorder. This model characterizes early negati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - February 19, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

13 Useful, Expert-Backed Tips For Dealing With Social Anxiety
You've got this. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Treatment of Hoarding-Induced Trauma and Perpetration
The American Psychiatric Association’s Diagnostic Standards Manual, Edition V (2013) reports that between 2 and 6% of the general population have a hoarding disorder. Once considered a type of obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), hoarding is now regarded as a serious clinical condition co-morbid with diagnoses of depression, social phobia, generalized anxiety disorders, attention deficit disorder, and sometimes psychosis given the delusional levels of denial that hoarders often present (Frost, Stekelee, Tolin, 2011). Hoarders engage in excessive acquisition of items, whether those items have real world value or not,...
Source: Psych Central - February 15, 2018 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Graeme Daniels, MFT Tags: Addictions Anxiety Caregivers Children and Teens Essays Family Grief and Loss Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder Personality Psychodynamic Psychology Psychotherapy PTSD Trauma Treatment Abuse Anxiety Disorder bullying Comorb Source Type: news

Researchers Discover 'Anxiety Cells' In The Brain
Scientists who identified specific brain cells in mice that control anxiety say the discovery could provide insights that might eventually help people with panic disorder and social phobia.(Image credit: SPL/Science Source) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jon Hamilton Source Type: news

Herbs for anxiety: Experts share the science behind some that are most effective
(Natural News) As the most common mental illness in America, almost a fifth of the population suffers from anxiety disorders each year. This feeling of fear, unease or worry can range from mild to severe and can also signify conditions such as phobias, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder. Anti-anxiety meds only... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 11, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Social anxiety sufferers find ways to cope during the season of parties
People struggling with social anxiety can use tools ranging from taking small steps out of their comfort zone at a party to joining an improv class. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - December 28, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

Social anxiety and internet addiction among rural left-behind children: the mediating effect of loneliness - Ren Y, Yang J, Liu L.
BACKGROUND: At present, the mental health of rural left-behind children is a major social problem in China. Internet addiction, social anxiety, and loneliness are common psychological and behavioral problems among rural left-behind children, but the relati... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 25, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Trajectories of social anxiety in children: influence of child cortisol reactivity and parental social anxiety - Poole KL, Van Lieshout RJ, McHolm AE, Cunningham CE, Schmidt LA.
In this study, we examined the joint influence of familial vulnerability (i.e., parental social anxiety) ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 21, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

What Does an Anxiety Disorder Feel Like? Here Are 4 Signs You May Have a Problem
If 2.6 billion people were suffering from an illness, you’d think we’d all be more familiar with it. That figure represents 33.7% of the population of the world, after all. It also represents the share of that population that will at some point experience an anxiety disorder, according to the National Institutes of Health. For those billions, the experience of clinical anxiety can range from a persistent fretfulness, distractedness and a sort of whole-body clenching, to the paralytic crisis of a full-blown panic attack. All of it feels lousy; all of it is a state you race to escape — which typically only ...
Source: TIME.com: Top Science and Health Stories - December 11, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jeffrey Kluger Tags: Uncategorized anxiety disorder behavior health OCD psychology PTSD Source Type: news

How social networking keeps people healthy
(Society for Consumer Psychology) Microblogging may be a valuable online tool for reducing negative emotions for people who experience social anxiety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - December 11, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Thinking while drinking: fear of negative evaluation predicts drinking behaviors of students with social anxiety - Villarosa-Hurlocker MC, Whitley RB, Capron DW, Madson MB.
College students with social anxiety disorder experience more alcohol-related negative consequences, regardless of the amount of alcohol they consume. Social anxiety refers to psychological distress and physiological arousal in social situations due to an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - December 1, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

MRI reveals brain changes caused by depression, anxiety
Major depressive disorder and social anxiety disorder lead to abnormal modifications...Read more on AuntMinnie.comRelated Reading: fMRI reveals that 'magic mushrooms' reduce depression fMRI links brain disruptions to Parkinson's hallucinations fMRI locates brain region tied to sleep-related depression fMRI scans may help choose depression treatment strategy fMRI shows emotional areas of brain (Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines)
Source: AuntMinnie.com Headlines - November 21, 2017 Category: Radiology Source Type: news

Medical News Today: How to cope with social anxiety over Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is almost here, and for many of us, it's synonymous with " large family gatherings. " But how can you manage this if you have social anxiety? (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Anxiety / Stress Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Study reveals what depression, anxiety look like in the brain
MRI brain scans of people with depression and social anxiety show common and specific differences in cortical thickness, compared with healthy people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 20, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Depression Source Type: news

MRI uncovers brain abnormalities in people with depression and anxiety
(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers using MRI have discovered a common pattern of structural abnormalities in the brains of people with depression and social anxiety, according to a new study. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 20, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bullying and social anxiety in Chinese children: moderating roles of trait resilience and psychological suzhi - Wu L, Zhang D, Cheng G, Hu T.
This study explores the correlation between bullyin... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - November 17, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news

Navigating Graduate School with a Mental Illness
Psychologist Deborah Serani, Psy.D, was working with a young man who was struggling with a severe bout of social anxiety and chronic depression during his first trimester of grad school. Interacting with his classmates and giving presentations were excruciating. He considered dropping out. This is understandable. Grad school is hard enough. When you have a mental illness, it can feel impossible. Thankfully, it’s not. Below, three psychologists shared their suggestions for success. Learn about your mental illness. Working with a therapist can help you better understand your condition and yourself. What’s also he...
Source: Psych Central - November 16, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Disorders General Self-Help Stress Students grad students Graduate School Graduate Students Mental Health Mental Illness Self Care self-compassion success Source Type: news

Africa:Stuttering Blues - the Cadence of Social Anxiety and Identity
[Bhekisisa] He is a father, husband and businessman but the one thing that defined his social existence also taught his daughter an important lesson. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - November 9, 2017 Category: African Health Source Type: news

More time on social media is not linked to poor mental health
(Springer) There has so far been no evidence supporting the view that the amount of time spent on social media affects mental health in young people, says Chloe Berryman of the University of Central Florida in the US. She is the lead author of a study in Springer's journal Psychiatric Quarterly that found very few links between different aspects of social media use among young adults and possible mental health problems such as loneliness, decreased empathy and social anxiety. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - November 2, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

8 Stories That Will Resonate If You Have Social Anxiety
You're not alone. (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - October 30, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Examining facets of depression and social anxiety: the relation among lack of positive affect, negative cognitions, and emotion dysregulation - Blanco I, Joormann J.
Depression and Social Anxiety Disorder are commonly conceptualized by the presence of negative affect. However, these disorders are also characterized by lack of positive affect, presence of negative cognitions, and emotion dysregulation which may play an ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - October 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

That sweating, trembling feeling: 10 strategies to cope with your shyness | Sian Prior
Social anxiety can manifest itself mentally and physically. Here are ways you can learn to manage itAccording to British singer-songwriter Morrissey, “shyness is nice”. When it leaves you feeling breathless, voiceless and even friendless, though, it can be anything but nice.Shyness often manifests as social anxiety, and as Morrissey sings in his song Ask Me, it can stop you from doing the things you want to do in your life.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - October 8, 2017 Category: Science Authors: Sian Prior Tags: Anxiety Society Health Mental health Psychology Irritable bowel syndrome Australia news Source Type: news

Social anxiety apps: a systematic review and assessment of app descriptors across mobile store platforms
Conclusions Social anxiety apps have the potential to overcome barriers to accessing treatment; however, none of the apps identified have had studies on their effectiveness published. As the evidence base is lacking, it is therefore not currently possible to recommend their use (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - September 25, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Blocking the 'love hormone' may reduce social anxiety
Oxytocin may intensify positive or negative social experiences by affecting different brain areas. Blocking the hormone may relieve social anxiety. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - September 24, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychology / Psychiatry Source Type: news

24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Social Anxiety
"I don’t think most people realize that when I’m out with friends and I suddenly leave, it’s because of anxiety." (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

24 Things People Don't Realize You're Doing Because Of Your Social Anxiety
"I don’t think most people realize that when I’m out with friends and I suddenly leave, it’s because of anxiety." (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 19, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study finds downside to being popular in high school
Close friendships in high school are linked to a boost in your sense of self-worth as an adult and a drop in anxiety and depressive symptoms, a new study finds. But being popular in high school was tied to higher social anxiety in early adulthood. (Source: CNN.com - Health)
Source: CNN.com - Health - September 13, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Joyable launches its digital depression therapeutic for consumers
San Francisco-based Joyable announced this week that its CBT-based digital program for depression treatment, previously available only to its employer and health plan customers, will now be offered direct to consumer along with the company's social anxiety program. (Source: mobihealthnews)
Source: mobihealthnews - August 31, 2017 Category: Information Technology Source Type: news

Surprising Insights About Anxiety
Everyone struggles with anxiety from time to time. Some of us have a closer relationship with it than others. But even though anxiety is universal, there are still plenty of misconceptions about how it functions and what helps to treat it. Below anxiety experts reveal the truths about anxiety—many insights which might surprise you. The skills we use for everything else in life are utterly ineffective for anxiety. According to Debra Kissen, PhD., M.H.S.A, a psychologist and clinical director of Light On Anxiety Treatment Center in Chicago, Ill., let’s say you have a flat tire. Naturally, you would do whatever yo...
Source: Psych Central - August 31, 2017 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Anxiety Cognitive-Behavioral Disorders General Healthy Living Psychotherapy Self-Help Stress Treatment Anxiety Disorders anxiety facts anxiety myths anxiety treatment Cbt Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Exposure Therapy face y Source Type: news

Drinking to cope with depression mediates the relationship between social avoidance and alcohol problems: a 3-wave, 18-month longitudinal study - Collins JL, Thompson K, Sherry SB, Glowacka M, Stewart SH.
Undergraduates with high social anxiety have increased alcohol problems, despite lower or equivalent alcohol use levels. Drinking motives mediate the cross-sectional relationship between social anxiety and alcohol problems, with coping and conformity motiv... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 30, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Strong friendships in adolescence may benefit mental health in the long run
A new study finds that close, one-on-one friendships during teenage years predict low social anxiety and better mental health overall in young adulthood. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - August 26, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Mental Health Source Type: news

Quality of life in anxious adolescents - Raknes S, Pallesen S, Himle JA, Bjaastad JF, Wergeland GJ, Hoffart A, Dyregrov K, H åland ÅT, Haugland BSM.
PURPOSE: To examine associations between health-related quality of life (HRQoL) and anxiety symptoms across anxiety domains (obsessions/compulsions, social anxiety, panic disorder, agoraphobia, separation anxiety, physical injury fears, generalised anxiety... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - August 24, 2017 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Adolescents Source Type: news