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Psychiatry


Answer 1
  1. No psychiatric diagnosis. Shyness, stage fright, and performance anxiety are common, especially when an individual is interacting with unfamiliar people.1 A psychiatric diagnosis would not be made unless the symptoms lead to significant impairment or distress.1

    REFERENCE
    1.
     American Psychiatric Association. Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders. 4th ed., text revision. Washington (DC): American Psychiatric Association; 2000:450-6.
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