Cognitive therapy found to cut "cyberchondria" health anxiety

15:16 EDT 6 Sep 2017 | Reuters

Up to 20 percent of UK hospital appointments for heart or brain scans and other exploratory tests are taken up by patients suffering from excessive health anxiety or hypochondria, experts said on Thursday.

Original Article: Cognitive therapy found to cut "cyberchondria" health anxiety


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