Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for hypochondriasis, or severe health anxiety: a pilot study.

@article{Lovas2010MindfulnessbasedCT,
  title={Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy for hypochondriasis, or severe health anxiety: a pilot study.},
  author={David A Lovas and Arthur J. Barsky},
  journal={Journal of anxiety disorders},
  year={2010},
  volume={24 8},
  pages={
          931-5
        }
}
  • David A Lovas, Arthur J. Barsky
  • Published in Journal of anxiety disorders 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • In spite of the existence of evidence-based treatments for hypochondriasis, or severe health anxiety, recovery rates are low and morbidity is high. Therefore, more treatment options are needed for this prevalent condition. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) interventions have been gaining research and clinical attention for the treatment of mood, and more recently anxiety disorders. A small, uncontrolled pilot study of an 8-week group MBCT intervention for hypochondriasis was conducted… CONTINUE READING

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