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Science News About Social Anxiety Disorder

Bullying Exerts Psychiatric Effects Into Adulthood

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Once considered a childhood rite of passage, bullying lingers well into adulthood. Bullies and victims alike are at risk for psychiatric problems such as anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and suicide when they become adults, reported a study partially funded by the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) that was published in the April issue of JAMA Psychiatry.

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Brain Imaging Predicts Psychotherapy Success in Patients with Social Anxiety Disorder

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Brain imaging might soon predict which treatment options would work best for patients with social phobia.

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