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Social Dysfunction

An umbrella term used to describe a variety of emotional problems largely experience in social situations. 

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Shyness ( Blushing / Social Anxiety)
Social Dysfunction Berent Associates Centre for Shyness & Social Therapy - Beyond Shyness - For individuals who are experiencing problems with social anxiety, shyness, social phobias, social skills or unstable relationships.  2/5
  Erythrophobia: - An unusual and persistent fear of Facial Blusing or blushing in general. 3/5
  Facial blushing - or erythrophobia is a sudden reddening of the face that occurs spontaneously or in response to stressful stimuli. Facial blushing can extend to the neck, forehead, ears and the upper chest. 3/5
  Overcoming Shyness - Shyness is rooted in fear — an irrational fear of speaking up and being humiliated or ignored. Why are some people so afraid of speaking out? In my mind the main causes are oversensitivity and insecurity. When you associate speaking out with pain and embarrassment, you’ll do almost anything to avoid it. 3/5
  Shake Your Shyness - Renée Gilbert, Ph.D
  Shyness Can Affect Your Career - Shyness can have a profoundly negative effect on your career. Learn more about shyness and how to overcome this debilitating problem. An Article. 3/5
  "Shyness" or Social Phobia? - An Article. 3/5
  Social phobia (also sometimes called social anxiety) - Is a type of anxiety problem. Extreme feelings of shyness and self-consciousness build into a powerful fear. As a result, a person feels uncomfortable participating in everyday social situations. 3/5
  Social Phobia / Social Anxiety Association - SP/SAA members are encouraged to join the Social Anxiety Mailing  List which carries current therapy information and member messages.  We are trying to encourage and support new therapy groups for social anxiety through the Social Anxiety Mailing List and these pages. 3/5 - Is aimed at those of you who suffer from primary hyperhidrois. I too suffer from excessive sweating and have been all my life. On this site you’ll learn how you can prevent, cope, and treat the problem of hyperhidrosis using both the experience that I’ve gained over the last 30+ years and the advice given out by various experts on the topic. Hopefully you will also learn a bit about me and my struggles with excessive sweating along the way too… 3/5
  Fear of Flying - Introduction / The Facts...and the Problems / Components / Symptoms / Medical Issues / Trapped? / Freedom / Cognitive Coping Strategies / Children and Fear of Flying / Other Issues to Consider / Treatment / Fear of Flying: In Pilots?. 3/5
  Fear of Flying Information Resources. - A List of Helpful Resources. 2/5
Hyperhidrosis (Excessive Sweating)
  Hyperhidrosis - A personal site. 3/5
  Hyperhidrosis - Hyperhidrosis, excessive sweating of the hands, face, affects many people and yet there is not that much clear information to date about it. 3/5
  Sweating Symptoms For Further Understanding  - Hyperhidrosis can occur in many different areas on the body. Most commonly, hyperhidrosis occurs on the palms of the hands. In such cases, this condition is known as Palmar Hyperhidrosis. But hyperhidrosis is not just limited to the hands, it can also occur on the face, the soles of the feet (plantar), and in the armpits (axillae) 3/5
  The American Institute for Hyperhidrosis. - We are the only organization in the country providing the newest, safest and most sophisticated ETS operative technique to cure excessive sweating and blushing. Excessive sweating of the hands and face as well as underarm sweating and facial blushing can now be cured with a simple 15 minute procedure. 3/5
Google Articles Google Scholarly Article on Social Dysfunction - Click Here Social Dysfunction
Wikipedia Wikipedia - Social Dysfunction - None
Recommended Books    
The Hell of Social Phobia:
Hyperhidrosis -

Triumph Over Shyness: Conquering Shyness and Social Anxiety (Paperback)

The Hell of Social Phobia: One Man's 40 Year Struggle (Paperback)

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