Practice Pointer – Body Dysmorphic Disorder

BMJ, 18 June 2015

This practice pointer from the BMJ on Body Dysmorphic Disorder provides an overview of the condition, the impact the condition has on patients and treatment options.

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Online mental health services

NHS Choices, April 2015

NHS Choices have produced an overview of online mental health services for depression, anxiety and other conditions which have been approved by NICE.  Research shows that these online services can be just as effective as having face-to-face therapy with a therapist.

You may be able to use these online services for free on the NHS. Ask your GP or contact the services themselves directly to find out.  You can also pay for online mental health support privately if it’s not available on the NHS in your area.

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Internet-delivered exposure-based cognitive-behavioural therapy and behavioural stress management for severe health anxiety: randomised controlled trial

British Journal of Psychiatry, 7 August 2014

Talking therapies delivered via the Internet are more effective ways of treating severe anxiety than other web-based psychological treatments, a new study published in the British Journal of Psychiatry suggests.

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