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Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet
On this page, we will provide you with a Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet. It will help you to recognize and deal with your negative, irrational thoughts that trigger your health anxiety.
What is the Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet?
Health anxiety is an obsessive and irrational worry about having a serious medical condition. It's also called illness anxiety and was formerly called hypochondria. This condition is marked by a person's imagination of the physical symptoms of illness. The Health Anxiety Thought monitoring Record worksheet targets the people who are extremely cautious and concerned about their own health, a little concern regarding your health is fine but it crosses its limits when it starts disrupting your daily functions. It involves keeping a record of all such behaviors and actions that trigger your illness anxiety.
How will Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet help?
After using this worksheet, you will be able to identify and recognize the negative thoughts and create healthy and positive alternative thoughts that trigger your illness. People who suffer from health anxiety are often unable to function or enjoy life due to their fears and preoccupations. They become preoccupied with bodily functions (breathing, heartbeat), minor physical abnormalities (skin blemishes), or physical sensations (headaches, stomach aches). By keeping a record of all such events that provoke your health anxiety, you will be able to develop healthy coping strategies later to deal with this behavior and thoughts.
Instructions for the Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet.
Use this worksheet to identify what kind of thoughts lead to health anxiety.
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We provided you with a Health Anxiety Thought Monitoring Record Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to recognize and deal with your negative, irrational thoughts that trigger your health anxiety.
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There are various resources where you can seek help.
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If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.