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Hypochondriasis - Wikipedia


Hypochondriasis, also known as hypochondria, health anxiety or illness anxiety disorder, refers .... Family studies of hypochondriasis do not show a genetic transmission of the disorder. Among relat...

Genetic and environmental origins of health anxiety: a twin study


Results suggested that hypochondriasis is moderately heritable, with genetic factors accounting for up to 35% of the variance in Hs scores (7,8). A problem with ...

Hypochondriasis | Center for Behavioral Health | Cleveland Clinic


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

Hypochondria: The Impossible Illness | Psychology Today


Jan 1, 2010 ... This is what it is to be a hypochondriac—what it is to live a life too often .... larger axis of anxiety and depression, the condition is largely genetic.

Hypochondriasis Disorder - Regional Center


Hypochondriasis disorder (hypochondria) may also be referred to as a ... Brain chemical imbalance that stems from a genetic predisposition or years spent ...

Hypochondria - SymptomFind.com


People who suffer from hypochondria become obsessed with thoughts of having a serious illness. They believe that they are suffering from an undetected illness ...

Hypochondria: "I cannot stop worrying about my health" - Medical ...


Jun 20, 2016 ... Extreme anxiety about one's own health is sometimes called hypochondria. Learn more about hypochondria, why it happens, and what it ...

Health anxiety (hypochondria) - NHS Choices


Introduction. Most of us worry about our health from time to time, and some of us have to manage serious medical conditions. But for some people, health worries  ...

Somatisation/Somatoform Disorders. Anxiety neurosis; info | Patient


Somatisation disorder; Hypochondriasis; Conversion disorder; Body dysmorphic .... Genetic 'makeup' and environmental factors both probably play a part.