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Shyness is a lack of confidence or a feeling of discomfort, embarrassment, or fear during social interactions. Shyness may inhibit a person so much that he or she has difficulty attaining professional or personal goals and feels unhappy much of the time. Shyness may be mild or can develop into a severe social phobia. About 50% of Americans report that they suffer from some degree of shyness.
Here is a chart that shows the symptoms of shyness. Use the chart to assess your degree of shyness — the more of these goals, behaviors, emotions, and physical responses you’ve experienced, the more serious the degree of your shyness . . .
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What is shyness; what causes shyness; when is treatment needed; what does treatment entail; examining and diagnosing your shyness pattern, what contributes to it, and what perpetuates the pattern.
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