CBT suggested for hypochondriacs: study

Online cognitive behavioural therapy has been suggested as a solution to the many "worried well" Australians with "health anxiety" who become frequent users of health services and medications.

A study from the University of NSW has found that a significant number of Australians have a "dysfunctional preoccupation with physical health and disease-related concerns" that is not justified by their physical or mental health status.

The problem was found in the

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