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...
Illness anxiety disorder (IAD) is a recent term for what used to be diagnosed as
hypochondriasis, or hypochondria. People diagnosed with IAD strongly believe ...
Jun 28, 2012 ... People who suffer from hypochondria become obsessed with thoughts of having
a serious illness. They believe that they are suffering from an ...
Hypochondriasis disorder (hypochondria) may also be referred to as a ... Brain
chemical imbalance that stems from a genetic predisposition or years spent ...
Oct 4, 2002 ... Although hypochondria is often assumed to be an imagined illness, it is a ...
afflicted with hypochondria, they don't believe genetics plays a role.
Hypochondria (health anxiety) is excessive worrying about your health, to the
point where it causes great distress and affects your everyday life. Some people ...
Feb 13, 2009 ... Hypochondriasis is a somatoform disorder characterized by the preoccupation
with the idea that one has a serious disease or the fear of having ...
Somatisation disorder; Hypochondriasis; Conversion disorder; Body dysmorphic
... Genetic 'makeup' and environmental factors both probably play a part.
Feb 27, 2015 ... I am hardwired to be a hypochondriac. It's in my genes. But are we anxious
because it's truly in our genes, or simply because we have all grown ...