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Remotely Delivered CBT to Help Cope with Distress about Health

Who needs to know? 

  • GP surgeries
  • Outpatient Clinics
  • NHS Commissioners
  • Patients
  • Researchers


Remotely delivered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (RCBT) via telephone or online video calling markedly reduced health anxiety. The intervention yielded NHS cost savings of more than £1,000 per patient. General anxiety, depression and overall health also improved.