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Illness Anxiety Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

On this page, we will provide you with an Illness Anxiety Worksheet. It will help you to recognize and deal with your negative and irrational thoughts that trigger your health anxiety.

What is the Illness Anxiety Worksheet?

Illness anxiety is an obsessive and irrational worry about having a serious medical condition. It's also called health anxiety and was formerly called hypochondria. This condition is marked by a person's imagination of the physical symptoms of illness. The Health Anxiety worksheet targets 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. 

How will Illness Anxiety Worksheet help?

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). The worksheet will help you in knowing about the cycle of illness anxiety that how it works and affects your level of anxiety.

Instructions for the Illness Anxiety Worksheet 

Use this worksheet to identify what kind of thoughts lead to health anxiety.

Conclusion

We provided you with an Illness Anxiety Worksheet, which hopefully helped you to recognize and deal with your negative and irrational thoughts that trigger your health anxiety.

If you have any questions or comments, please let us know.

You can download this worksheet here.

Mental help Resources

The worksheets on this site should not be used in place of professional advice from a mental health professional. 

You should always seek help from a mental health professional or medical professional. We are not providing any advice or recommendations here.

There are various resources where you can seek help.

You could use Online-Therapy if you feel you need counselling.

If you live in the UK then this list of resources from the NHS may help you find help.

If you live in the USA then you could contact Mental Health America who may be able to assist you further.

Amanda Knowles

Sara Quitlag is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.