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Overcoming Health Anxiety

A Self-Help Guide Using Cognitive Behavioral Techniques

by David Veale Author · Rob Willson Author

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A Books on Prescription titleHow you can stop worrying about your health and enjoy lifeMany of us have a tendency to worry unnecessarily about our health. For some the anxiety becomes chronic, and they may spend many hours checking for symptoms, seeking reassurance from others, surfing the internet for information about different diseases, or repeatedly visiting the doctor. It is distressing for them and for everyone around them.In fact, health anxiety can be very successfully treated with cognitive behavioural therapy - the approach taken in this self-help guide. Using a structured, step-by-step approach the authors explain how the problem develops, how to recognize what feeds it and how to develop effective methods of dealing with it.Includes questionnaires, case studies and exercisesBased on proven CBT techniquesIncludes a chapter on fear of death and fear of vomiting

Publication Details

Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Imprint:
Robinson
Publication Date:
2009

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Rob Willson (Author)

Rob is the author of Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Manage Your Mood, along with David Veale. He is a cognitive behavioural therapist in private practice. He also works as a tutor at Goldsmiths College, University of London. He holds...

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David Veale (Author)

David is the author of Overcoming Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Manage Your Mood, along with Rob Willson. He is a consultant psychiatrist in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Priory Hos...

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