Many of us are fearful of being judged by others. But, for those with social anxiety disorder, the associated negative thoughts and physical sensations – a racing heartbeat, irregular breathing and tense muscles – can be crippling.
In this episode, professor of clinical psychology Peter McEvoy discusses what's being done to help sufferers address their social anxiety now and in the future.
- What’s the link between digital connectedness and social anxiety? (3.27)
- What new treatments are available? (6.41)
- Do online treatments work as well as face-to-face treatments? (11.17)
- Professor McEvoy discusses the link between parents and children with social anxiety (13.32)
- What’s the first step someone should take to address their social anxiety? (15.25)
Have you been feeling anxious? You may want to contact Beyond Blue.
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