Excessive anxiety about being judged or scrutinized in social settings.
Avoiding or enduring social situations with intense fear or discomfort.
In social settings, sweating, trembling, blushing, or a rapid heartbeat.
Fear of being embarrassed, humiliated, or judged negatively in social situations.
Worrying about upcoming social events for days or weeks before they occur.
Difficulty making eye contact or speaking in public.
Feeling self-conscious or inadequate in social situations.
Having few or no close friends, or avoiding social situations altogether.
Difficulty functioning at school, work, or other activities due to social anxiety.