Depression & Social Phobia Checklist

Between 10-15% of people will experience a major depressive episode at some stage in their lives.
Major depression is characterized by persistent low mood and loss of enjoyment. Its features include:

Social phobia is a fear of social situations that involve interactions with other people. If you have social phobia you tend to worry about being judged badly by other people - being criticised, "put down" or embarrassed. It is equally common in men and women and is found across different cultures. Approximately 3 percent of the population suffer from social phobia.

Some typical social situations feared by people with social phobia include:

 

Extracted from:  Clinical Research Unit for Anxiety & Depression .. www.crufad.org
* All information is intended as a guide only and should be used in association with your health professional
Anxiety & Depression resources: www.nevdgp.org.au/depression.htm