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As a psychologist, I see so many misunderstood individuals who are not only plagued by symptoms of mental illness but who are also heartbroken at the fact that their friends and families do not understand the legitimacy of their problems.
Based on what I have witnessed in my private practice, one of the most misjudged mental illnesses known to date is Social Anxiety or Social Phobia. I can’t stress enough that Social Anxiety is a legitimate anxiety condition experienced by some 15 million Americans. Essentially it is a crippling fear of being embarrassed, evaluated, … Read the rest