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Shyness Resources for Children and Teens: Research

This guide will provide resources to help people who are shy and help adults support these young people.

Researching Shyness

The Library of Congress subject heading for shyness is actually Bashfulness.  Books about Bashfulness have the call number BF575.B3.  Books on the subject of Bashfulness in adolescence have the call number BF724.3.B36.  The call number for Bashfulness in children is BF723.B3.  A broader term is Emotions or Fear.  A related term is Timidity.

These articles were selected by searching article databases using the terms "shyness AND teens" and "shyness AND children."

Shyness Research