Can't Say A Word With You: Glossophobia

14 Pages Posted: 26 Apr 2021

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Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology

Mary Rose Oglon Pandayan

Southern Philippines Agri-Business and Marine and Aquatic School of Technology

Date Written: April 15, 2020

Abstract

Glossophobia or commonly called speech anxiety where mostly suffer from strong fear in social performances and even in academic performance. The researchers used in-depth interview. Where the researchers found out that culture have a big impact for being glossophobic. Also being not open-minded and discrimination hinders someone to develop the communication skills. And in order to overcome glossophobia, you must be motivated and inspired. The participant also stated that his goals drove him to fight this kind of fear that made him speak in public thoroughly and express his thoughts through speaking. Therefore, glossophobia is possible to overcome.

Keywords: glossophobia, anxiety, phobia

Suggested Citation

Ambit, Apple Gay and Pandayan, Mary Rose Oglon, Can't Say A Word With You: Glossophobia (April 15, 2020). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3826958 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3826958

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