The reasons for kids to drop out of school have been related to anxiety. More than 10. 9% were intimidated by their teachers or peers, 16. 9% were scared to speak in front of the class, and 22% said that they felt anxious and / or nervous at school. A study conducted by Mcmaster University found that more than half of adult panic disorder patients dropped out of school before graduating. "It's an issue of underachievement and missed opportunities.

These people have potential, but because of their anxiety disorder, which we know starts in their teens, they " re not continuing on in school.' (Dr. Michael Van Ameringen, Internet) Dr. Ameringen's research group has examined selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), including paroxetine and fluoxetine, as feasible choices for therapies. In a more recent study, it was found that during a 12 week trial of 18 patients, paroxetine displayed a 83. 3% active rate. Depression, social anxiety, and social functioning all lessened with persons taking the drug.

I loved this article! I do not exactly know why it was interesting, but it was to me. I like writings that affect my peers. The paper lets me know what goes on with other people my age.