what is name for this disease? brain works poorly when in public place


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Nov15-10, 02:43 PM
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A person in his early 20s becomes mentally very passive, his brains doesn't really work, when he is in a public place such as a university lecture hall. The topic which is an easy task when he is alone becomes a mammoth task when surrounded by others. Could you please help me to identify this condition?
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Nov15-10, 02:45 PM
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Tourette's Syndrome?

Edit: No, nevermind.
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Social anxiety, perhaps?

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what is name for this disease? brain works poorly when in public place


Central Auditory Processing Disorder (CAPD)?
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Nov15-10, 03:25 PM
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Agoraphobia?
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Nov15-10, 04:15 PM
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Social phobia/social anxiety.
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Nov15-10, 04:27 PM
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Enochiophobia or Ochlophobia
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Most all of these suggestions are possible explanations, but when a previously normal young person begins to develop these kinds of symptoms, one should be alert to possible early signs of schizophrenia. I'm not making a diagnosis here. These symptoms are consistent with many less serious conditions. However, a thorough evaluation by qualified professionals is certainly warranted.

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Nov15-10, 07:24 PM
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You haven't provided any specific symptoms, but even if you had, we cannot provide a diagnosis. Your friend needs to see a doctor if they are concerned.


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