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Social Anxiety Disorder

Classification: Anxiety Disorder

ICD-9-CM Code: 300.23

ICD-10-CM Code: F40.10

Symptoms: An irrational fear of being judged or criticized by others in one or more social situations.

Usual Onset: Early Childhood, Adolescence

Comorbidity: Depressive disorders, anxiety disorders, autism spectrum disorder, personality disorders, substance use disorders

Gender Ratio: Female > Male

Treatments:

  • Antidepressants
  • Anticonvulsants
  • Benzodiazepines
  • Beta-blockers
  • Psychotherapy
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy

Synonyms: Social phobia

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