An Introduction to Coping with Health Anxiety (An Introduction to Coping series) (Mass Market)

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Learn how to control your health anxiety

Health anxiety affects many people across the world - a preoccupation with physical illness that is equally bad for your mental health. This can be worsened in times of global panic about pandemics. This self-help guide explains how health anxiety develops and what keeps it going.

This updated edition gives you clinically proven cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) techniques to help you challenge the way you think and behave, such as:
- What health anxiety is and how it develops
- Physical symptom
- How to spot and challenge thoughts that make you anxious.
- Reducing your focus on illness
- How to spot and challenge thoughts that make you anxious
- Reducing your focus on your body and on illness

About the Author


Brenda Hogan (Author)
Dr Brenda Hogan is a clinical psychologist who previously worked at the Primary Care Psychological Treatment Service in Cambridge. She has since moved to Vancouver, Canada, where she continues her work in psychological assessment and the provision of brief psychological treatment for anxiety and depression. Brenda and her colleagues have created a pioneering service in primary care based on self-help approaches to help alleviate a range of common psychological problems.

Charles Young (Author)
Dr Charles Young is based in the Department of Psychology at Rhodes University, South Africa, where he has co-ordinated professional training programmes in clinical and counselling psychology. He previously worked at the Primary Care Psychological Treatment Service in Cambridge, UK. Much of his work involves the provision of brief psychological approaches to alleviate anxiety and depression. He helped to develop a pioneering service in primary care based on self-help approaches to help alleviate a range of common psychological problems.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781472138514
ISBN-10: 1472138511
Publisher: Robinson
Publication Date: April 6th, 2021
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: An Introduction to Coping series