“Special children have special things,” said my mum as she handed me an old-looking book. I had returned to Canada for the summer, after my first year as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Theory and History of Psychology Department, and she had just downsized from her suburban half-acre to a condo in downtown Toronto. Moving house always leads to discovered treasures. This book was certainly one of those.
Some people worry excessively about their health and can be diagnosed with health anxiety. While the treatment of health anxiety is generally effective, the nature of the treatment has changed significantly in the past few decades. My literature review suggests we should not only try to innovate, but also replicate.