Hypochondriasis, also known as hypochondria, health anxiety or illness anxiety
disorder, refers ... An individual suffering from hypochondriasis is known as a
hypochondriac. ... Many people with hyp...
If you suffer from hypochondria you may know that your fears are unrealistic, but
... It is difficult to determine how many people actually suffer from this disorder.
Jun 20, 2016 ... It is not clear how many people suffer from hypochondria, but in 2013, the
American Psychiatric Association (APA) estimated that in the United ...
People with hypochondriasis are often able to acknowledge that their fears are ...
Some experts, however, have argued that hypochondriasis shares many ... Some
recognize themselves as "hypochondriacs," but suffer anxiety in spite of their ...
But for some people, health worries become overwhelming and a problem in
itself. ... Once your GP has established that you do suffer from health anxiety, and
there ... therapy (CBT) is an effective treatment for many people with health
Jan 20, 2016 ... About 1 to 5 percent of the population suffers from hypochondria, and the ...
board for hypochondriacs, says the vast majority of people who post on the Web
site ... The C word seems to be a trigger for many hypochondriacs.
While many people fail to notice minor discomfort as they go about their regular ...
Some recognize themselves as "hypochondriacs," but suffer anxiety in spite of ...
Nov 9, 2001 ... The recent anthrax scares have made nearly everyone a little more worried about
those sniffles and coughs, leading many people to joke about ...
Jan 1, 2010 ... A whopping 199,000 results came up, many of which confirmed my worst ... It is
estimated that one of twenty Americans who visit doctors suffer from the ... Some
people who are hypochondriacs might classify themselves as ...
Hypochondriasis is an ongoing fear that you have a serious illness, even though
caregivers have told ... Many people with hypochondriasis are also depressed.