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Social Phobia Among Children

Social phobia is characterized by a persistent, intense, and chronic fear of being watched and judged by others and feeling embarrassed or humiliated by their actions. This fear may be so severe that it interferes with work, school, and other activities and may negatively affect the person’s ability to form relationships.

Additional information about social phobia can be found on NIMH's social phobia page.

Social phobia among children.

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