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Default Re: Difference between social anxiety and AvPD?

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Originally Posted by hgpd View Post
A psychiatrist describes the difference in a youtube video released today. Search for it, I can't post links.
He said the difference is "forming vs performing." AvPD means someone has trouble forming relationships and SA means someone has difficulty performing in social situations. It's the most succinct distinction I've ever heard.
Well, I score on both counts, although isn't trouble forming a relationship also an example of difficulty performing in a social situations? Avoidence may be the likely outcome for both for me, depending on both apparent internal leanings & situational worries...

I'll take a look for that video - thanks.
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