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A controlled trial of cognitive-behavioural treatment of hypochondriasis.

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BACKGROUND: Hypochondriasis is a distressing disorder for which there is no adequate established treatment. This study evaluates the effect of cognitive-behavioural treatment of hypochondriasis, compared with a waiting list control. METHOD: Thirty-two patients were randomly assigned to either cognitive-behavioural therapy or a no treatment waiting list control. Cognitive-behavioural treatment consisted of 16 individual treatment sessions over a four-month period. The waiting list control last...

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10.1192/bjp.169.2.189

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Journal:
British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science
Volume:
169
Issue:
2
Pages:
189-195
Publication date:
1996-08-01
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EISSN:
1472-1465
ISSN:
0007-1250
Source identifiers:
428548
Language:
English
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2013-11-16

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