SOCIAL ANXIETY

a person's fear of social situations where there is a risk of embarrassment or being seen negatively by others. This type of anxiety is associated with the social places or people.

SOCIAL ANXIETY: "Joe had social phobia and hated meeting people in social situations."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "SOCIAL ANXIETY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/social-anxiety/ (accessed October 19, 2018).
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