Health Anxiety in Dermatology

Patients see doctors with varying degrees of concern regarding
their health. While some require tests or treatments, a
subset has severe health anxiety and cannot be reassured
by tests, procedures, or pharmaceuticals but may be
helped, at least temporarily, by a sympathetic listening face
and reassurance.
Hence, we designed a questionnaire to investigate health anxiety in
patients recruited from a general dermatology clinic.

The study was reported in the International Journal of Dermatology and can be accessed at this pdf: Health Anxiety in Dermatology

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