Psychiatry Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Anxiety Disorders?

Stephen Soreff, MD

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November 02, 2016

Social anxiety disorder (social phobia) is the most common anxiety disorder; it has an early age of onset—by age 11 years in about 50% and by age 20 years in about 80% of individuals who have the diagnosis—and it is a risk factor for subsequent depressive illness and substance abuse.

For more on the epidemiology of anxiety disorders, and to see the signs and symptoms of social phobia, read here.

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