5 Signs It’s Social Phobia (Not Introversion)

Social phobia or social anxiety is a type of anxiety disorder that can significantly impact your quality of life. While social phobia is often misunderstood as shyness or introversion, it is a distinct and often debilitating condition that can make even the most routine social interactions feel overwhelming. In this video, we’ll explore the signs of social phobia and why it’s important to understand the difference between social anxiety and introversion. By recognizing the symptoms of social phobia and seeking help, you can learn to manage your anxiety and take control of your social life. Let us know if you relate to these signs in the comments.

DISCLAIMER: This video is for educational purposes only. Although it is based on scientific research, we are not diagnosing or attacking any individual(s). If you believe you may have social anxiety, please contact a trusted mental health professional.

We also made a video on the things only people with social anxiety understand: https://youtu.be/b4kfRxvj1Jc

Researcher/Writer: Brian Cham
Editor: Brie Villanueva
Script Manager: Kelly Soong
Voice Over :Amanda Silvera (http://www.youtube.com/amandasilvera)
Animation: Lesly Drue
Project Manager: Cindy Cheong