Sustained benefit of cognitive behaviour therapy for health anxiety in medical patients (CHAMP) over 8 years: a randomised-controlled trial

  title={Sustained benefit of cognitive behaviour therapy for health anxiety in medical patients (CHAMP) over 8 years: a randomised-controlled trial},
  author={Peter Tyrer and D. Wang and Mike J. Crawford and Simon Dupont and Sylvia Cooper and Shaeda Nourmand and Valentina Lazarevic and Aaron Benjamin Philip and Helen Tyrer},
  journal={Psychological Medicine},
  pages={1714 - 1722}
Abstract Background Health anxiety is an under-recognised but a frequent cause of distress. It is particularly common in general hospitals. Methods We carried out an 8-year follow-up of medical out-patients with health anxiety (hypochondriasis) enrolled in a randomised-controlled trial in five general hospitals in London, Middlesex and Nottinghamshire. Randomisation was to a mean of six sessions of cognitive behaviour therapy adapted for health anxiety (CBT-HA) or to standard care in the… 
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