A 24-year-old male asked:
Will seeing a psychiatrist/psychologist cure my health anxiety(hypochondria)? never was like this til about a month ago. and i want it to be gone
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
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Psychiatry 26 years experience
Quite possibly: 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.
2.8k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Clinical Psychology 43 years experience
A Clinical Psychologist is a Doctor of Psychology, a PhD. Please see a Clinical Psychologist with expertise in multiple types of psychotherapy to help you with your Hypochondriasis issues and a Psychiatrist if you need medication.
Answered Aug 29, 2021
Last updated Aug 29, 2021
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