Recommendations for the Treatment of Hypochondriac Patients

@article{Avia2005RecommendationsFT,
  title={Recommendations for the Treatment of Hypochondriac Patients},
  author={M. D. Avia and M. A. Ruiz},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy},
  year={2005},
  volume={35},
  pages={301-313}
}
Hypochondriasis is a debilitating condition in which patients are persistently preoccupied with the possibility of being seriously ill. Its is a costly problem for the health care system whose treatment has not received systematic attention until recently. Although based on few controlled studies, results indicated that various brief cognitive-behavioral techniques produce significant changes in illness fears and attitudes. A list of therapeutic questions that require further study is presented… Expand
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