Biological Theory Of Social Anxiety

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Social anxiety has no clear causes, but psychologists have determined triggers and possible factors for its development. As psychologist continue to examine and understand this social phobia, they begin to determine possible causes. Since the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, psychologists have been investigating the causes of social phobias, such as social anxiety. Psychologists have not been successful in finding the exact causes for this disorder, but they have created a couple theories. Today, many researchers believe that stress and environmental factors may be its starting point (“Social Phobia (Social Anxiety Disorder)”). Environmentally social anxiety is possible developed through the observation of others or behavioral consequences (“Social
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