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Social and Communicative Anxiety

  • By: Michael J. Beatty
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Social anxiety refers to psychological distress experienced in reaction to the mere presence of people, whereas the term communicative anxiety is used to describe the fear associated with either real or anticipated communication with ...

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