HomeIAMURE International Journal of Multidisciplinary Researchvol. 10 no. 1 (2014)

Social Anxiety Disorder of First Year University Students

Annie V. Reyes | Braulio A. Reyes

Discipline: Education, Social Science



The study determined the respondents’ profile, the level assessment of social anxiety disorder of the respondents and if there are significant differences in the level assessment of social anxiety disorder when grouped according to their profile. The respondents of the study were 306 college freshmen out of 1290 total population. Majority of the respondents were taking Bachelor of Industrial Technology, went to public schools for their secondary education and were living with their parents. As a whole, they have marked social anxiety disorder (SAD), males have moderate SAD while females showed a marked social anxiety disorder. Bachelor of Science in Architecture and Engineering and Bachelor of Industrial Technology courses have moderate social anxiety disorder while Education and Business courses have marked social anxiety disorder. Respondents from public secondary schools exhibited marked social anxiety disorder while those from private schools have moderate social anxiety disorder. Respondents regardless of their living conditions have marked social anxiety disorder.