Hypochondriasis, also known as hypochondria, health anxiety or illness anxiety
disorder, refers ... For example, a person who has a minor cough may think that
they have tuberculosis. ... If a person...
The disorder in which patients always think they are sick is known as
hypochondria. People with hypochondria experience a persistent belief that they
have a ...
Aug 12, 2010 ... You're fearful or anxious about having an undiagnosed disease or condition ...
Thinking you're always sick takes a toll on your social life and ...
WebMD looks at factitious disorders, conditions in which a person deliberately
and ... or a loved one -- has a physical or mental illness when he or she is not
really sick. ... People with personality disorders have long-standing patterns of
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Munchausen by proxy syndrome (MBPS) involves a parent or caregiver
misleading others into thinking that a child has medical problems by
Hypochondria (hy-po-KON-dree-a) is a mental disorder in which people believe
or fear ... Why is it that some people are constantly worried about being sick? ... in
the way they think about their bodily sensations and to cope with health anxiety.
May 2, 2014 ... Factitious disorder symptoms involve mimicking or producing illness or injury. ...
syndrome by proxy) is when someone makes another person sick, requiring
medical attention. ... If you think a loved one may be exaggerating or faking
health ... If your loved one causes self-inflicted injury or tries to commit ...
Jul 2, 2015 ... Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondria or health anxiety, is
worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill.
When people think of anxiety, they think of worrying and stress. They think of ...
You may be coming down with a serious disease. Or you may just ... If you haven'
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May 27, 2011 ... The brain can fool the body into thinking it's sick, complete with physical
symptoms. ... Either you are having a ghost baby, or it was all in your head. ....
Experts are starting to believe it is a psychological disorder caused by extreme
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