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Posted by: sahara | 2009/10/07

avoidant personality disorder

i found that this is close to social phobia. can u really cure this? ive been thru cognitive behavioral therapy, hypnosis and other types but still don' t help...

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Dear Sahara

The difficulty you are describing may be explained as a pattern of personality functioning that is enduring. Psychotherapy and support can help you to overcome these challenges over time. I would encourage you to persist in finding professional help that will be effective.

Best regards

David Blackbeard
Clinical Psychologist
Riverview Manor Specialist Clinic

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