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social anxiety disorder

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Social anxiety disorder (SAD), also known as social phobia, is an anxiety disorder characterized by a significant amount of fear in one or more social situations causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some parts of daily life. [ http://www.ebi.ac.uk/ontology/webulous#OPPL_pattern ]

Synonyms: social phobia, SAD, social anxiety

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MSH:D000072861

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Wikipedia:Social_anxiety_disorder

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Gautier Koscielny

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