- Safety behaviors are things some people do to reduce uncertainty and try and ensure good health.
- Although people use safety behaviors to reduce anxiety, they increase anxiety over the long-term.
- The vicious cycle of health anxiety can be interrupted by learning to refrain from the use of safety behaviors.
Improve Health Anxiety with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
How Information Processing Biases can Increase Health Anxiety
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