An examination of the factors that influence costs in medical patients with health anxiety.

@article{Barrett2012AnEO,
  title={An examination of the factors that influence costs in medical patients with health anxiety.},
  author={Barbara K Barrett and Peter Tyrer and Helen Tyrer and Sylvia L. Cooper and Mike J Crawford and Sarah Byford},
  journal={Journal of psychosomatic research},
  year={2012},
  volume={73 1},
  pages={
          59-62
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To measure and document the total service cost of patients with health anxiety and to investigate the statistical association between costs and patient characteristics, levels of anxiety and other clinical characteristics. METHODS Data on services used by 444 people with high health anxiety from five types of secondary care medical outpatient clinics were collected in interview with patients by self-report for the preceding six months. Costs associated with these services were… CONTINUE READING
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