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Health Anxiety Thought Record

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Individuals with health anxiety experience clinically significant distress associated with health concerns. This thought-challenging record enables clients to address negative automatic thoughts, worries, and predictions associated with their health.

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The Health Anxiety Thought Record targets the key concerns of patients with health anxiety (hypochondriasis). The thought record includes space to record triggers, emotions, and negative/intrusive thoughts. Clients are then encouraged to challenge their negative thinking with rational responses.

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  • Taylor, S. (2005). Understanding and treating health anxiety: A cognitive-behavioral approach. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 11(1), 112-123.