- long term intense fear or anxiety.
- frequently switching doctors.
- continuously talking about your symptoms
obsessively doing health research
- frequently checking your body for problems.
hypochondria is a difficult and very complex psychiatric disorder to treat in the general medical setting.
hypochondria demands biopsychosocial treatment planning by a team that includes primary care physicians, subspecialists, and mental health professionals.
treatments and medications
- psychological counseling
- certain medications such as antidepressants