Treating Health Anxiety and Fear of Death

A Practitioner's Guide

ISBN: 978-0-387-35144-5 (Print) 978-0-387-35145-2 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Understanding Health Anxiety

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-19

      Fear of Illness and Death

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      Pages 21-33

      Etiological Factors

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      Pages 35-49

      A Cognitive-Behavioral Perspective

  3. Assessment and Treatment of Health Anxiety

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 52-52

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      Pages 53-67

      Treatment: What Are the Choices?

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      Pages 69-81

      Assessment

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      Pages 83-94

      Overview of Cognitive Behavioral Treatment

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      Pages 95-111

      Response Prevention and Coping with Physical Symptoms

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      Pages 113-128

      Exposure

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      Pages 129-145

      Cognitive Interventions

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      Pages 147-159

      Overcoming Fear of Death

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      Pages 161-173

      Satisfaction and Enjoyment of Life

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      Pages 175-184

      Pharmacological Treatment

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      Pages 185-196

      Troubleshooting and Special Issues in Treatment

  4. Special Populations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 198-198

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      Pages 199-211

      Health Anxiety and Somatization in Children

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      Pages 213-225

      Health Anxiety in Illness and Aging

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 227-268