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What is Social Anxiety Disorder?

SAD is, as it’s name suggests, an anxiety disorder, and is also known as social phobia. A phobia is an irrational and excessive fear that usually results in deliberate avoidance of the specific feared object, activity or situation.

Men with eating disorders underdiagnosed

A study has found that men with eating disorders are underdiagnosed, undertreated and under-researched, and that it takes them a long time to realise they have a problem.

Anorexia: obsession that could kill

Anorexia generally starts in the middle teenage years, and by the age of 15, can affect as many as one girl in every 150, says Health24's CyberShrink.

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Generalised Anxiety Disorder

Everybody worries at times. But in the case of Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD), an Anxiety Disorder, the person’s worries are much more than normal day-to-day anxiety.

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