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A neurological explanation for social phobia is a problem in the

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...corticolimbic circuit. In social phobia, also known as social anxiety disorder, there are abnormalities in the part of the brain that thinks and plans, the prefrontal cortex, and its connection to the limbic system, the emotional part of the brain which includes the amygdala. Hence, in social phobia, the problem from a neurobiology perspective is a problem in the corticolimbic circuit.

answered Nov 17, 2015 by drcarlo (295,840 points)