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Handbook of Treating Variants and Complications in Anxiety Disorders

pp 177-192

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Social Anxiety and Socialization Among Adolescents

  • Emily A. VoelkelAffiliated withDepartment of Educational Psychology, University of Houston
  • , Kelly M. LeeAffiliated withDepartment of Educational Psychology, University of Houston
  • , Catherine W. AbrahamsonAffiliated withDepartment of Educational Psychology, University of Houston
  • , Allison G. DempseyAffiliated withDepartment of Pediatrics, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Email author 

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Abstract

This present chapter discusses the relationship between social anxiety and socialization among adolescents. In particular, the text addresses the associations among social anxiety disorder, social development, and social experiences during adolescence. Treatment implications among adolescents are highlighted in the context of a case study.