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  • Tags: Social Phobias

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EMDR offers serveral chances to improve the treatment of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD): Therapies recommended for SAD in the German evidence-based guideline are ineffectual for many patients because the proportion of non-responders is high. Research…

Paruresis is a special type of non-generalized social phobia that involves fear and avoidance of urination in public restrooms. We administered eight 60-minute sessions of desensitization of triggers and urge reduction (DeTUR), an addiction protocol…

Performance anxiety is ubiquitous in our present culture and is considered one of the most prevalent forms of anxiety. The famous actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld once joked, “ At a funeral, most people would rather be in the casket than giving the…

Behavioral and cognitive psychotherapies are the most widely studied psychological interventions for anxiety disorders. In the present article, the results of ten years of meta-analytic studies on psychotherapies for the various anxiety disorders are…

Social phobia is one of the most common diseases in the general population, according to American Psychiatric Association (2000) cited by Olivares-Rodríguez (2006) (1) shows a prevalence ranges from 1% to 15.6% in Europe, being higher in women than…

We report on the successful treatment of a psychiatric outpatient with long-term Social Phobia (SP), at best only marginally responsive to pharmacotherapy. He was treated by Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) because we suspected…
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