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Successful Use of Graded Exposure Therapy in the Treatment of Social Phobia in a 10 year old Child

Dr. Satyakam Mohapatra

Citation Information : Mohapatra DS. Successful Use of Graded Exposure Therapy in the Treatment of Social Phobia in a 10 year old Child. 2016; 19 (1):36-37.

DOI: 10.5005/EJP-19-1-36

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-10-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


Social phobia is one of the most common psychological disorders seen in children and adolescents. The paucity of literature and lack of training in the behavioural treatment of children with social phobia among health care professionals has made their treatment difficult. The purpose of the present case report was to demonstrate the utility of behavioral treatment (graded exposure therapy) for social phobia in children.

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