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A 23-year-old male asked:

What are some ways to know if youre dealing with anxiety specifically health anxiety or hypochondriac ?

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Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Honesty: Be as honest as you can with yourself and your care team. If you have a history of diagnosed ailments and a family history of similar ailments a case could be made for having a genuine concern. If you're aware of hypochondriacal tendencies, be as honest with these as well. Often, true hypochondriacs have emotional issues that hypochondriasis masks. If this is the case, find a recommended therapist

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