Christophe André, Patrick Légeron

Fear of Others Publication date : April 1, 1995

Being in a cold sweat or having palpitations just at the idea of talking during a meeting or in front of somebody important, trembling before an exam, not daring to call back a waiter to change a dish in a restaurant, avoiding parties, staying distant to avoid being rejected... There are many situations in everyday life when we are confronted to others, when we are afraid of others.In this extremely interesting and clear work packed with examples, the authors, both psychiatrists, describe the various aspects of anxiety in society and explain the mental mechanisms of these fears.