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A 19-year-old male asked:

Negativity? there are some points in a day where i feel very negative about my health, assuming its hypochondria. what can i do to stop these thoughts

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 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 28, 2016

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