3 years ago

Gender differences in social anxiety disorder

Idan M. Aderka, Maya Asher

Abstract

1 Objective

 Despite the ample literature on gender differences in anxiety and mood disorders, gender differences in social anxiety disorder (SAD) have received little empirical attention. The aim of the present study is to examine gender differences in 12‐months prevalence, patterns of comorbidity, clinical presentation, subjective distress and functional impairment, age of onset, and treatment seeking, and discuss their clinical implications.

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