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Social phobia : from shyness to stage fright

Author: John R Marshall; Suzanne Lipsett
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, ©1994.
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Everyone feels shy or nervous occasionally, but for millions of Americans even signing a check or eating a sandwich in public evokes enormous anxiety, often leading these people to withdraw entirely from social contact. Long neglected by psychologists, social phobia has now been dubbed the "disorder of the decade." This important book, with its moving case histories, proves that this cruel condition need not doom a  Read more...
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Marshall, John R., 1939-
Social phobia.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1994
(OCoLC)624998584
Online version:
Marshall, John R., 1939-
Social phobia.
New York : BasicBooks, ©1994
(OCoLC)632045302
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Marshall; Suzanne Lipsett
ISBN: 0465072143 9780465072149 0465078966 9780465078967
OCLC Number: 29637971
Description: xviii, 219 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Prologue : The disorders of the decade --
Buried secrets/buried lives : two case histories --
The evolutionary origins of social anxiety --
The drama of social phobia --
Joining the group at school and work --
Social and sexual intimacy --
Social fear in children --
Seeing ... and being seen --
Trembling in the wings --
Self-medication with alcohol and drugs --
Diagnosis and treatment --
Appendix : The other anxiety disorders.
Responsibility: John R. Marshall ; with the assistance of Suzanne Lipsett.

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