Comparative Study

| Published: March 31, 2019

Social Anxiety: A Comparative Study

Rakhi Gupta

Panjab University, Chandigarh, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.114/20190701

DOI: 10.25215/0701.114


Society is acquainted to every individual’s life, even an introvert person makes one or two social contacts to survive. But a major problem of social acceptance is rising in today’s modern world. Everyone in this term, are running behind to match themselves with the society’s status so that they could be easily accepted by them, and if this failed, then it could lead to a problem named as SOCIAL ANXIETY, an anxiety where a person is afraid to be accepted, to stand in front of others, to be judged by others and so on. So, to get more knowledge about this issue, a comparative study has been designed on the sample of 100 individuals of age range (18-25) years with the help of Social Anxiety questionnaire for Adults (SAQ-A-30), and this study had been majorly conducted on the adults so as to examine the Gender differences (male/female) in the issue of suffering from social anxiety. This questionnaire also focuses of 5 sub-dimensions like, Speaking in public/talking with people in authority, Interaction with the opposite sex, Assertive expression of annoyance, disgust, or displeasure, Criticism and embarrassment and interaction with strangers. Therefore, it was studied that individuals are awfully becoming a part of social anxiety which can lead to social phobia.

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Published in   Volume 07, Issue 1, January-March, 2019