Feeling anxious in a crowded or a public place or when meeting someone for the first time or while performing on stage is quite normal for adults as well as children. But social anxiety disorder or social phobia occurs when this anxiety is at a little greater level. The symptom of social anxiety disorder is generally seen in following ways:
• Shaky or trembling voice
• Difficulty in speaking or communicating
• Clammy or moist and sweaty hands
In the case of social phobia, the anxiety level experienced by an individual tends to start interfering with his or her everyday activity and life thus sometimes even leading to Agoraphobia. But this does not mean that the person has to suffer with this problem for his or her entire life.
Social phobia treatment or Social anxiety treatment if taken at the right time can prove very effective. The social phobia treatment in Bhopal provided by Dr. Satyakant Trivedi has helped many people suffering from social anxiety disorder (SAD) to lead a better life.
How is Social Anxiety Disorder Treated?
Most of the time it is found that minor cases of anxiety disorders tend to disappear on its own but in severe cases of social anxiety disorder, treatment is necessary. Though no specific cure for social anxiety disorder has been found yet, treatment is available which is found to offer relief and even work for many people suffering from severe anxiety disorder.
The treatment for social phobia involves different types of medication. The period of treatment could be either short term or long-term depending on how severe it is. But generally it is found that in most cases long-term use of medications proves effective in treating the social anxiety disorder. Anti depressant, Benzodiazepines, Anti-anxiety, anticonvulsants and D-Cycloserine are some of the medications provided to treat social phobia disorders.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is an equally effective method to treat social phobia disorders in adults as well as children and it includes the below mentioned:
• Prompt behavioural learning
• Positive Reinforcement Therapy
• Watching parents and therapist and thus learning to act in a specific situation.
• Learning social skills as well as social problem solving
CBT or cognitive Behavioral Therapy is better effective in treating Social anxiety disorders as compared to interpersonal therapy.