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Please be aware that due to the current situation in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus) all face to face open access groups such as Stress Control and ACT-ion for Living, and referral groups such as Living Life to the Full are now suspended until further notice, however there are online alternatives - please see the corresponding pages for details. For more information and resources please see www.stepiau.org/covid-19

Health Anxiety

Health anxiety is an anxiety condition that is often housed within the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) spectrum of disorders. Those affected by health anxiety have an obsessional preoccupation with the idea that they are currently (or will be) experiencing a physical illness. 

You can access more information and support from the following organisations:

https://www.anxietyuk.org.uk/anxiety-type/health-anxiety/

Anxiety UK is a user-led organisation, run by people with experience of living with anxiety, stress or anxiety-based depression 

You could also have a read of these self-help books - click on the cover for a preview on Google Books: