Illness Anxiety-Avoidance to Care Worksheet 

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What is the theory behind this Illness Anxiety-Avoidance to Care Worksheet?

People with Illness anxiety disorder feel frequent distress related to their health. Illness anxiety-avoidance to care is one of the two types in which individuals avoid going to doctor’s medical checkups due to fear that the doctor will diagnose them with a serious illness.

How will this worksheet help?

This worksheet will help people with illness anxiety avoidance to care type in identifying the underlying thoughts that cause them to avoid going to a doctor and seeking medical care. It will bring their insight into their deep-down thoughts so they can restructure them into healthier ones.

How to use the worksheet?  

If you are having recurring thoughts related to your health and you avoid healthcare procedures because of fear this worksheet is for you. Just simply complete this worksheet and reflect on your thoughts that reinforce your fears and how they are impacting your life.

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