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Year : 1993  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 232-233

Behavioral Management of Hypochondriasis


Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Surat - 395 001, Gujarat, India

Correspondence Address:
J M Revar
Clinical Psychologist, Department of Psychiatry, Govt. Medical College, Surat - 395 001, Gujarat
India
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In general medical practice, hypochondriasis is present in 3 to 14 percent of patients. This condition is reported as being resistant to treatment. In this paper, behavioral intervention in an adult male with hypochondriasis is outlined The management involved progressive relaxation, behavioral counseling and bibliotherapy.



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