If you are diagnosed with social anxiety disorder, your doctor may prescribe medication. A doctor or counselor who is trained in treating social anxiety disorder can also help you to become more comfortable in social situations. The optimal treatment for most people includes a combination of therapies.
Social anxiety disorder treatment includes:MedicationsOther treatments—therapy
At this time, there are no surgical procedures to treat social anxiety disorder.
- Reviewer: EBSCO Medical Review Board Adrian Preda, MD
- Review Date: 06/2017 -
- Update Date: 12/20/2014 -