- experienced particular feelings during the past week
- think they may feel if they had a serious illness.
The result of the Health Anxiety Inventory Short Week Scale identifies both hypochondriacal PATIENTS and people who are very health anxious. A cut off of 18 identifies those fulfilling DSM-IV diagnostic criteria for hypochondriasis. A cut-off score of 15 indicates a mixture of both hypochondriacal PATIENTS and people who are very health anxious but just miss the criteria for the clinical diagnosis.
This supporting information is also known by these names:
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