What is it about?

This review explores the probability of pregnancy-specific health anxiety as a distinct clinical diagnosis

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Why is it important?

Our critique considers Illness Anxiety Disorder & Somatic Symptom Disorder which is specific to pregnancy


We wrote this manuscript in the hopes that pregnancy-specific health anxiety would be recognised as a clinical diagnosis. We hope you find this manuscript thought provoking.

Amy Rathbone
University of Bolton

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This page is a summary of: Pregnancy-specific health anxiety: symptom or diagnosis?, British Journal of Midwifery, May 2019, Mark Allen Group, DOI: 10.12968/bjom.2019.27.5.288.
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