bharatbhasha.com
Free Articles  >>  Fitness >>  Page 1516  >> 

Hypnosis for Effective Treatment of Social Anxiety and Social Phobias





One of the most common form of anxiety disorder is that called Social Phobia or Social Anxiety Disorder.

In fact, it's so common that it is believed to affect somewhere around 10% of the entire population in one degree or another.

What's more, it can affect absolutely anyone - from housewife to movie star.

Renowned entertainers who have spent years in the public eye -- from Barbara Streisland to Kim Basinger -- have spoken publicly of their experience and recovery from social phobia and anxiety.

Indeed, the effects of social phobia can be really debilitating and often quite devastating.

Very often physical symptoms accompany this disorder. These can include blushing and sweating, trembling, increased heart rate, stammering and nausea. In acute cases, the person may feel dizzy and as if he or she is about to pass out.

All this, of course, simply serves to intensify the fear.

The real fear behind this particular disorder is often the fear of being evaluated and judged negatively by others. This fear or apprehension can make the person afraid of doing anything that might prove embarrassing to them in public.

Some of the really common forms are fear of general or specific social encounters and social interaction, fear of public speaking, fear of dealing with authority figures, fear of exams, fear of public speaking and fear regarding sexual performance.

Most often, this particular difficulty has its origin in childhood.

Indeed, the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) estimates that somewhere around 40% of all such phobias begin before the age of 10, and a gigantic 95% before the age of 20. This is usually the case, even when the actual symptoms do not become painfully apparent until later in life.

Left unresolved and untreated, depression can develop and some may turn to alcohol and drugs in order to cope.

All too frequently the medical response to social phobia and Social Anxiety Disorder is to simply drug it, often with anti-anxiety medication - particularly favored are drugs from the selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor group (SSIRs) such as paroxetine (Paxil or Seroxat).

If psychotherapy is offered, it usually comes in the form of CBT -- Cognitive Beviour Therapy.

Yet, while both these strategies can provide relief to some sufferers, the emphasis is on controlling the symptoms rather than treating the underlying drivers, or cause.

And, in the experience of this therapist, as long as the drivers remain intact then, sooner or later, the anxiety will return - and all too often with a vengeance.

There is another way.

You see, the subconscious mind - that repository of beliefs - is merely attempting to protect the person from what it perceives to be danger, and so is manufacturing intense feelings of anxiey or fear so that he or she will be kept safe from harm. Of course, the subconsious mind has got things wrong. It's basing its response upon prior conditioning which is simply no longer appropriate.

With the techniques and strategies of modern advanced hypnotherapy, we can reach into the subconscious, to where the negative feelings are generated, and realign the faulty beliefs that are responsible for keeping the 'program' running.

Once achieved, the actual symptoms - social phobia and social anxiety - simply become extinct because there is nothing to drive and sustain them anymore.

If you or someone you care about suffer from the truly debilitating effects of social anxiety disorder or social phobia, don't despair, real and effective help is available.

With modern advanced hypnotherapy, you can return to your true nature and be free of anxiety and fear once and for all.


About Author Peter James Field :

Peter Field is a leading British hypno-psychotherapist with practices in Birmingham and London, England. He is the author of numerous articles on psychotherapy, hypnosis and health, For a FREE hypnosis download visit: <a href="http://www.hypnosiscdmp3downloads.com" target="_blank">http://www.hypnosiscdmp3downloads.com</a> or for more of his interesting articles and other helpful information please visit his website: <a href="http://www.peterfieldhypnotherapy.co.uk" target="_blank">http://www.peterfieldhypnotherapy.co.uk</a>


Article Source: https://www.bharatbhasha.com
Article Url: https://www.bharatbhasha.com/health.php/163549


Article Added on Sunday, September 6, 2009
LD
Other Articles by Peter James Field

Overcome Your Fear of Phobia Effective Phobia Treatment with Hypnosis
No one was born to live with a phobia. And no one was born to live their life with the fear of phobia. But what exactly is a phobia? Simply put, phobias are conditioned fears that are acquired on the individual's life journey - a consequence of a frightening experience through which the phobic person has passed. Such experiences may have been undergone by the individual him or herself - often, but by no means always, in childhood. Or it may have been a response to another person's phobic...

Self Hypnosis for Stress Management and Stress Relief
Stress is simply the way we feel when too much pressure is placed on us. It is such a far reaching condition that its effects are thought to be felt in practically every kind of illness, every kind of disease. Yet so few of us really have an effective stress management strategy in place in order to bring about the essential stress relief that we need. A certain amount of stress, of course, can be beneficial. In small to moderate amounts, it really doesn't hurt and, indeed, may be necessary...

6 Methods To Help Yourself Socially
There's absolutely no denying, we are now living in a social world, one that may be difficult to face for those who don't look at themselves as outgoing extroverts. If you feel uncomfortable in social environments, you may look at the people all around you who manage to float through life effortlessly and wonder how on earth they do it. Even if you're not a spotlight-grabbing extrovert, you'll find ways to overcome the discomfort you are feeling in social or group situations. The more often...

What Causes Claustrophobia and How to Cure It
Claustrophobia - or the fear of enclosed spaces - is one of the most common phobias that we see here in our hypnotherapy practice in the UK. Indeed, it is estimated that as much as 5% of the world population suffer from this truly debilitating and troublesome disorder. Sadly, only a very small percentage of claustrophobics receive treatment for their condition. This is usually because they are unaware that effective treatment actually exists. The good news is that regardless of what you may...

Acrophobia Treatment Conquer Fear of Heights with Hypnosis
Acrophobia - the fear of heights - is a condition that we regularly treat here in our hypnotherapy centers Though often incorrectly referred to as 'vertigo', true acrophobia is an extreme and irrational fear of being in high places. For the person experiencing acrophobiia, though, perception is everything - a high place may simply be nothing more than a couple of rungs on a ladder, for instance. (Vertigo is the feeling that the head is spinning or swimming which occurs when the head is not...

Emetophobia The Fear of Vomiting and How to Conquer It
Emetophobia is the name we give to the fear of vomiting, the fear of being sick, or the fear of throwing up. Often clients call the hypnotherapist seeking help in overcoming a fear of vomiting, believing that they alone have this fear or phobia. Contrary to this popular misperception, emetophobia is not at all uncommon. In fact, it is the sixth most common phobia. Given this fact, it really is surprising how little this fear is discussed. Part of the reason for this, of course, is that...

Paruresis Shy Bladder Treatment with Hypnotherapy
Many people have experienced short episodes of hesitation or 'shy bladder' when about to urinate in a public toilet or urinal. Indeed, public toilets with their close proximity to others can sometimes have a temporary inhibiting affect on even the most confident person. Yet for the individual experiencing shy bladder syndrome - or avoidant paruresis to give it its medical name - the difficulty goes far beyond simple urinary hesitation. Indeed, in extreme cases, this condition can make it...

Pittakionophobia End Fear of Stickers with Hypnotherapy
The fear of stickers is a phobia that handicaps countless people all over the world As with all phobias, it is classified as an anxiety disorder. Simply put, those with this particular phobia experience varying degrees of anxiety when faced with stickers or sticky labels - whether those stickers are on fruit such as apples, bananas or kiwis, on plastic items, household appliances or on clothing, it makes little difference. This phobia can cause even the strongest to quake with fear....

Anxiety Therapy Dealing with Anxiety
You have already experienced anxiety. Each and every single one of us has. Indeed, anxiety is something that each one of us is certain to have felt, in one form or another, at some time in our lives. As such, it really is nothing to become alarmed about. In truth, a degree of anxiety can even be beneficial. Occasional feelings of temporary, minor anxiety can push us on, giving us 'the edge'. It can keep us on our toes, allowing us to perform to a greater degree of excellence than we ever...

Pain Relief with Hypnosis Managing Chronic Pain with Hypnotherapy
Pain is something each one of us has experienced at some point in our life. Though few people actually welcome it, few would deny that it has an essential role to play in our survival. After all, without pain, we simply wouldn't be aware that tissue damage is taking place somewhere in our body and that we need to do something - fast. In any approach to pain, of course, we need to first check with a qualified doctor or other medical practitioner. It is essential that we get a proper medical...

Click here to see More Articles by Peter James Field
Publishers / Webmasters
Article ID: 163549
DELINK URL from Authors Bio
REMOVE Article
Tell A Friend
Leave A Comment!
Download this article in PDF
Report Article!
Search through all the articles:


222 Users Online!!
Related Articles:
Latest Articles:
 
fitness >> Top 50 Articles on fitness
Category - >
Advertising Advice Affiliate Programs Automobiles
Be Your Own Mentor Careers Communication Consumers
CopyWriting Crime Domain Names DoT com Entrepreneur Corner
Ebooks Ecommerce Education Email
Entertainment Environment Family Finance And Business
Food & Drink Gardening Health & Fitness Hobbies
Home Business Home Improvement Humour House Holds
Internet And Computers Kiddos and Teens Legal Matters Mail Order
Management Marketing Marriage MetaPhysical
Motivational MultiMedia Multi Level Marketing NewsLetters
Pets Psychology Religion Parenting
Politics Sales Science Search Engine Optimization
Site Promotion Sports Technology Travel
Web Development Web Hosting WeightLoss Women's Corner
Writing Miscellaneous Articles Real Estate Arts And Crafts
Aging


Disclaimer: The information presented and opinions expressed in the articles are those of the authors
and do not necessarily represent the views of bharatbhasha.com and/or its owners.


Copyright AwareINDIA. All rights reserved || Privacy Policy || Terms Of Use || Author Guidelines || Free Articles
FAQs Link To Us || Submit An Article || Free Downloads|| Contact Us || Site Map  || Advertise with Us ||
Click here for Special webhosting packages for visitors of this website only!
Vastu Shastra

Multi Domain Hosting Provided By AwareIndia







Company IDS