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Social Anxiety with Fear of Public Speaking Phone Consultation

To qualify for this study, participants must:

  • Be 18-65 years old
  • Be diagnosed with or have symptoms of Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD)
    • Symptoms include anxiety about social situations such as having conversations, meeting new people, and performing in front of others 
  • Have a significant fear of public speaking
  • Not have alcohol or substance use disorder
  • Not be pregnant and willing to use contraception
  • Not have a history of a psychiatric disorder such as bipolar disorder (I or II), schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, psychosis, post-traumatic stress disorder, anorexia or bulimia, premenstrual dysphoric disorder, or obsessive-compulsive disorder. 
  • Not take any daily medications such as antidepressants, antipsychotics, anxiety medication or ADHD medication
  • Not use over-the-counter, prescription or herbal products for symptoms of anxiety or Social Anxiety Disorder. 
  • Not have two or more failed treatment with registered medication approved for Social Anxiety Disorder 
  • No history of significant nasal trauma, surgery, septum perforation or loss of smell
  • Not have a current or chronic condition including infection illness, uncontrolled season allergies or nasal congestion 
  • Not have history of cancer or cancerous tumor not in remission for at least 2 years
  • Other criteria may apply


PLEASE NOTE: You must confirm your eligibility before your appointment by calling 210-949-0122, ext. 290.

 *Compensation up to  $300 may be available for time and travel.