Prognosis of Social phobia


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Social phobia usually refers to the likely outcome of Social phobia. The prognosis of Social phobia may include the duration of Social phobia, chances of complications of Social phobia, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Social phobia, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Social phobia. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis for Social phobia: About 80 percent of people who suffer from social phobia find relief from their symptoms when treated with cognitive-behavioral therapy or medications or a combination of the two.1
Complications: see complications of Social phobia

1. excerpt from Phobia: NWHIC

Last revision: July 1, 2003

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