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Table 1 Alternative diagnoses for false positive cases (n = 18)

From: Validity and reliability of social anxiety disorder diagnoses in the Swedish National Patient Register

Alternative diagnosesFrequency
Anxiety or post-traumatic stress disorder (other than social anxiety disorder)7
Depression5
Autism spectrum disorder3
Bipolar disorder2
Eating disorder2
Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder1
Psychotic disorder1
Borderline personality disorder1
  1. Note: Numbers do not add up to the total of false positive cases (n = 18) since, for some cases, raters suggested more than one alternative diagnosis