More than shyness: What it feels like to have social anxiety

 ADHD in the News 2017-04-13

Some people are afraid to leave their homes. Others are stuck in dead-end jobs. Too many are too afraid to participate in the simplest of social encounters. Hearts race and pulses pound from the constant fear of judgement, embarrassment and humiliation. This is the reality of social anxiety disorder, one of the most common — yet misunderstood — anxiety problems.