Social anxiety is typically caused by a combination of predisposing factors + a life stressor.
Some of the pre-disposing factors could be:
Then at any point in your life a major stressor comes along such as:
The typical age of onset for social anxiety is 17 years old or teenage years.
You don't need to understand the causes to overcome social anxiety disorder. The key to recovery is looking ahead to the future and not focusing on the past. Continue to the next blog to get the rest of the story.