Looking for a COVID-19 test?

CareClues partner hospitals and clinics have been approved by ICMR to conduct COVID-19 RT-PCR test.

My name is Mina. Mother of 2 children. But my oldest 17is diagnosed with , social anxiety. We will give treatment with doctor but I want to know how to provide support for social anxiety so it is easier for daughter. Help needed.
asked-ques-count-icon 1 doctor answered

Any family member diagnosed with social anxiety disorder will experience various challenges. A supportive network of family and friends will yield better treatment results and make the recovery process smoother. The first thing you need to do is brush up on your knowledge of social anxiety disorder. The more you learn about the symptoms and effective treatments, the more you can put your daughter’s mind at ease. Also, do not enable the patient. Do not attempt to help her avoid anxiety-provoking situations. If the patient is unsure about receiving treatment, listen to her concerns. Gently encourage her to get the necessary treatment, and help her complete the treatment process if it has already begun. Maintain a fixed routine and be sure to praise small accomplishments.

Was this answer helpful?
yes
no
Would you rather have a conversation with a doctor?
Consult Verified
Doctors Online
86 users currently consulting online.
Trending Topics: Fever, Sex therapy
Ask a FREE question to our experts!
Worried about your health? You can ask a free question right here and our experts will answer at the earliest. Tell us your symptoms (for eg: high fever, dry cough), provide some background or history of the problem (for eg: exists since childhood or last 3 months), mention your age, sex and any other information that you think might be important. Get free health tips, medical advice and much more from our in-house specialists.
86 anonymous users currently online