What Are The Symptoms Of Social Anxiety Disorder?

Question: What are the symptoms of social anxiety disorder?

Answer: Social anxiety disorder, or social phobia, is characterized by excessive fear or worry related to a social situation or a performance situation. A person who has social phobia tends to be very concerned about being embarrassed or humiliated in the setting of a social activity or a performance.This worry or fear has to interfere with functioning, so social occupational or relationship functioning, in order to be characterized as a social anxiety disorder.

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