People with avoidant personality disorder (APD) have a lifelong pattern of extreme shyness. They also feel inadequate and are hypersensitive to rejection. APD can cause psychiatric symptoms that create serious problems with relationships and work.
Who is at risk of avoidant personality disorder?
There is no way to know who will develop APD. People who have the disorder are typically very shy as children. However, not every child who is shy goes on to develop the disorder. Likewise, not every adult who is shy has the disorder.
If you have APD, your shyness most likely grew as you got older. It may have gotten to the point that you began avoiding other people and certain situations. Read More Here…
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