The Panic Pod
The Panic Pod
Mar 27, 2020
Episode 9: Health Anxiety
Play • 39 min

Content Warning: We discuss the COVID-19 epidemic on the day that the WHO classified it as a pandemic (March 11th) so some things have come to light about the severity of the disease which we didn’t know on the day of recording. Please keep this in mind as you listen. We have a follow-up episode talking about the Coronavirus coming up in two more episodes. Stay strong, and stay tuned.

Two episodes on the same day! We're here to help you through social distancing.

Health Anxiety, or "hypochondria", is the chronic and persistent anxiety about ones' health. How does health anxiety affect those with it on a daily basis? Can you use Exposure Therapy to change your reaction to the Coronavirus from panic to boredom? 

Joshua Fletcher is a therapist in Manchester and online at - he has also written two books on anxiety which you can order online:

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