A 19-year-old male asked:
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recurring hypochondria? i keep worrying about every little new "abnormality" that i find in my body. how do i stop this without psy/medication?

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Dr. John Gaffney
24 years experience Psychiatry
Both: Your best bet is a combination of psychotherapy and psychiatric assessment/evaluation (and medicine if indicated). This combination has consistently been shown to offer the highest rates of success in a variety of disorders. Just find professionals you can really partner with, be open to change and accepting new ways of thinking / and you're well on your way to being better! Hope that helps!
Answered on May 26, 2015

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