Are you sometimes so shy that you avoid what most folks would consider were normal social situations? Do you feel “missed opportunities” sum up your life? For some folks shyness is so extreme it leads to “social anxiety” disorder or “social phobia”.

They can be gripped in a crippling fear leading to withdrawal in order to avoid associating with others. There are lots of other symptoms, many of which limit sufferers’ effectiveness at work, at home and in other social situations.

Watch the video interview below to discover the symptoms and latest treatments available. According to Dr. Murray Stein, there is real hope of overcoming this condition.

What is Social Anxiety Disorder? Is it simply a severe form of shyness? Join Dr. Granet as he talks with leading expert, Dr. Murray Stein, about this disorder that affects approximately 5% of the general population.