What kinds of social anxiety disorder studies are underway?

Scientists are working to learn more about how specific areas of the brain, such as the amygdala, influence fear and anxiety. Other active areas of anxiety disorder research include the role of genes, stress, and diet in the development of these ailments. The search for better diagnostics and treatment for social anxiety disorders is ongoing, and these advances will help more people with social phobia lead healthier, happier lives.

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