Articles Tagged "Social Anxiety Disorder"

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Apr 22, 2023

Based on the World Health Organization (2017), depression is ranked as the greatest source of disability worldwide (with 7.5% of individuals in 2015 having depression) and anxiety disorder globally ranked as the sixth causing significant impairment (among 3.4% of individuals in 2015). The National Comorbidity Survey (Kessler et al., 2005) found that social anxiety is […]

Sep 15, 2014

Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) is a class of developmental disorders typically diagnosed during childhood. Per the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), ASD is characterized by social deficits and repetitive behavioral patterns, which cause clinically significant impairment, and are not better explained by intellectual disability (American Psychiatric Association, 2013). In adulthood, these […]