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A 19-year-old male asked:

How do i control my hypochondria? i am 90% sure i will be blind in a week. i saw 6 doctors last week and all said i'm fine but i don't believe. please

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Dr. Malina Milan
32 years experience
Mental health: You need to see either a psychiatrist or a psychologist to help you deal with your hypochondria. Good luck!
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Cbt: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is often the most effective approach to treating hypochondria. Psychoeducation and exposure therapy have been used as well as treatment with antidepressant medications when warranted.
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Last updated Apr 16, 2016

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