November 23rd 2021

How to Manage Health Anxiety with Dr Grant

Health anxiety is the constant belief that you have a symptom or symptoms of a severe illness. Previously known as hypochondriasis, illness anxiety disorder (IAD) is a spectrum of disease ranging from mild to severe. Even mild forms of illness anxiety can be difficult to manage.

Dr Grant is asked how best to help a partner with suspected health anxiety. Dr Grant discusses the diagnostic criteria for IAD and how it can be managed.

Dr Jennifer Grant, GP at Beacon HealthCheck answers your questions in each week.

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