Study: For social anxiety disorder, talk therapy beats meds

Oct. 9, 2014—About 15 million Americans live with social anxiety disorder, a phobia characterized by avoidance of social situations. And though antidepressants are a common form of treatment, the results of a new study published in The Lancet Psychiatry suggest that cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) may be the better choice—especially in the long term. About the Read more about Study: For social anxiety disorder, talk therapy beats meds[…]