Are You Shy?

Or just socially anxious.

How Should Shyness Be Treated?

By Susan Newman Ph.D.

Is shyness biologically based? A mental disorder? A personality quirk?

How to Name an Ailment?

By Christopher Lane Ph.D.

The case of social anxiety disorder.

Quiet Is Not a Four-Letter Word

By Barbara Markway Ph.D.

It's OK to be sensitive, and yes, quiet...

The Real Insiders

By Elizabeth Svoboda

Field guide to the loner.

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