Social anxiety is not just about being uncomfortable with positive evaluation, it is also about being afraid of receiving positive evaluations.
IS EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE RELEVANT IN SOCIAL PHOBIA?
The interpersonal and intrapersonal domains of emotional intelligence are relevant factors in understanding social phobia
IS TKS THE SAME AS SOCIAL ANXIETY?
Taijin kyofusho (TKS) is a social phobia syndrome found only in Japan and Korea. Examining the characteristics of TKS suggest a link with social interaction anxiety
IS SOCIAL ANXIETY THE EXPRESSION OF SOCIAL SUBMISSION?
Social anxiety can be seen as a form of social submissiveness, thus signaling to the others a low social status and limiting ‘social damage”.
DOES BEING AFRAID OF UNFAMILIAR PLACES/PEOPLE AS A CHILD PREDICT LATER DEVELOPMENT OF SOCIAL ANXIETY?
Children with behavioral inhibition are often uncomfortable in novel situations, are afraid of strangers, and do not interact with their environment. This inhibited temperament puts them at risk for social anxiety in adulthood