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hy·po·chon·dri·a
[hahy-puh-kon-dree-uh]
NOUN
1.
Psychiatry. an excessive preoccupation with one's health, usually focusing on some particular symptom, as cardiac or gastric problems.
2.
excessive worry or talk about one's health.
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Hypochondriasis, also known as hypochondria, health anxiety or illness anxiety disorder, refers to worry about having a serious illness. This debilitating ...

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Illness anxiety disorder (IAD) is a recent term for what used to be diagnosed as hypochondriasis, or hypochondria. People diagnosed with IAD strongly believe ...

www.umm.edu/health/medical/altmed/condition/hypochondriasis

Introduction. Hypochondriasis, or hypochondria, is an overwhelming fear that you have a serious disease, even though health care providers can find no ...

www.health.harvard.edu/mental-health/hypochondriasis-

Mar 11, 2013 ... Hypochondriasis is a persistent fear of having a serious medical illness. A person with this disorder tends to interpret normal sensations, bodily ...

bjp.rcpsych.org/content/194/6/481

Although hypochondriasis is currently classified as a somatoform disorder, the underlying cognitive processes may be more consistent with an anxiety disorder.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/290955-overview

Aug 2, 2016 ... Hypochondriasis and the other somatoform disorders are among the most difficult and most complex psychiatric disorders to treat in the general ...

www.psychiatrictimes.com/articles/hypochondriasis-fresh-outlook-treatment

Hypochondriasis is a disorder that has been well-known for centuries but not well studied. In fact, although both clinicians and laypersons immediately have an ...

www.webmd.com/mental-health/somatic_symptom_disorder

Feb 9, 2017 ... Learn about somatic symptom disorder, formerly known as hypochondria, from the experts at WebMD.