Review: Psychotherapy may be beneficial for people with hypochondriasis

August 2008
Evidence Based Mental Health;Aug2008, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p90
Academic Journal
The article presents a study which examines the effectiveness of psychotherapy for people suffering from hypochondriasis. The study included randomised controlled trials comparing individual or group psychotherapy with placebo in adults aged 18-75 years diagnosed with hypochondriasis. It was found that psychotherapy reduces symptoms of hypochondriasis compared with control conditions in the short term.


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