Modified CBT Eases Hypochondria

Medscape Medical News > Psychiatry Megan Brooks, October 22, 2013

“…The study was published online October 18 in the Lancet…Hospital patients who are excessively anxious about their health may benefit from brief, modified cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), new research suggests…”Health anxiety or hypochondria is costly for healthcare providers, and an effective treatment could potentially save money by reducing the need for unnecessary tests and emergency hospital admissions,” first author and study leader Peter Tyrer, MD, from Imperial College London, in the United Kingdom, said in a statement.

Read the whole article at Medscape News by clicking here.

With the contribution of hypnosis we can apply cognitive behaviour hypnotherapy (CBH) and make healthy beliefs, emotions and behaviour patterns sink into our subconscious mind in a faster and easier manner. Read the pages in this blog to find out what is hypnosis, hypnotherapy and how a hypnotherapy session works. Hypnosis can, amongst other things, encourage relaxation, positive thinking and increased self confidence in order to learn how to deal with health anxiety and hypochondria symptoms.


About Anna Pons

Certificat (CPPD), Post Graduat Certificat (PGCert) i Post Graduat Diploma (PGD) en Hipnoteràpia Clínica, London College of Clinical Hypnosis (LCCH) i Universitat de West London (UWL)
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