Do you have social anxiety?

10 mins

Do You Have Social Anxiety?

Do you frequently avoid social situations due to the fear of judgement, embarrassment or negative evaluation? Do physical symptoms like sweating, trembling, or a rapidly beating heart, accompany social interactions? Is excessive self-consciousness a constant presence?

In a world that is dependent on connection and communication, it's easy to feel inadequate,  if you're not the life of every party or if social gatherings send your heart into a frenzy. Social anxiety, a subtle yet impactful mental health concern, is surprisingly common.

Signs of social anxiety often include:

1. Excessive Fear of Judgment: People with social anxiety harbor an irrational dread of being criticized or embarrassed in social settings, fixating on others' opinions.

2. Avoidance of Social Situations: Those with social anxiety tend to dodge gatherings, parties, or events where they may become the focal point or need to engage with others, leading to isolation and loneliness.

3. Physical Symptoms: Social anxiety may trigger physical manifestations like sweating, trembling, blushing, a racing heart, or nausea due to the body's fight-or-flight response.

4. Negative Self-Talk: Individuals with social anxiety often engage in self-deprecating dialogue, envisioning worst-case scenarios and struggling with self-esteem.

5. Difficulty in Conversations: Initiating and maintaining conversations can be challenging for those with social anxiety, marked by overthinking words, difficulty with eye contact, or appearing distant.

Social anxiety isn't confined to grand occasions. Mundane situations like job interviews, casual workplace chats, or unfamiliar parties can trigger it, casting a shadow over potentially enjoyable moments.

Who is this Quiz For?

If you've ever pondered whether your social anxiety extends beyond shyness, affects your daily life, or just want to learn more, this quiz is here to assist you in understanding and navigating this journey.

Is this Quiz Accurate? 

This is NOT a professional psychiatric diagnosis. This is only a self-assessment quiz to help people figure out whether they need to speak with a professional or consult a psychiatrist. Our licensed mental health professionals can help you determine the next best steps for you

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