Social Anxiety and Socialization Among Adolescents

  • Emily A. Voelkel
  • Kelly M. Lee
  • Catherine W. Abrahamson
  • Allison G. Dempsey


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.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Emily A. Voelkel
    • 1
  • Kelly M. Lee
    • 1
  • Catherine W. Abrahamson
    • 1
  • Allison G. Dempsey
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Educational PsychologyUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  2. 2.Department of PediatricsUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonHoustonUSA

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