A. Individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy and behavioral techniques may all be useful. Group therapy may assist in dealing with social anxiety. Behavioral techniques, such as assertiveness training and systematic desensitization, may help the patient to overcome anxiety and shyness.
B. Beta-blockers can be useful for situational anxiety.
C. Since many of these patients will meet criteria for Social Phobia (generalized) a trial of SSRI medication may prove beneficial.
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