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Overcoming Health Anxiety : Letting Go of Your Fear of Illness (Paperback) (Ph.D. Katherine M. B. Owens

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If you experience troubling symptoms, it’s only natural to worry about your health. But if your anxiety persists even after doctors tell you they can find nothing wrong, it may be hurting you more than it helps. You might research medical conditions on the internet, exercise constantly, or check your body for signs of disease, all the while growing more and more consumed by worry. And that worry has consequences of its ownthe never-ending cycle of anxiety can all but destroy your quality of life.

If you’re ready to stop being overly preoccupied with fears about your health, Overcoming Health Anxiety offers an evidence-based approach called cognitive behavioral therapy to help you get started. You’ll learn the difference between people with health anxiety and hypochondriacs, find the root of your health anxiety, and challenge illness-related thoughts. In time, you’ll drastically reduce your fears and enjoy a life free from recurring health-related worries.

Teaches readers cognitive-behavioral techniques for overcoming hypochondriasis and health-related fears. Original.
Number of Pages: 158
Genre: Self Improvement
Sub-Genre: Psychopathology / Compulsive Behavior, Mood Disorders, Pain Management, General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: New Harbinger Pubns Inc
Author: Ph.D. Katherine M. B. Owens & Martin M. Antony
Language: English
Street Date: July 1, 2011
TCIN: 13296202
UPC: 9781572248380
Item Number (DPCI): 248-61-6128
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