Category:Fictional hypochondriacs. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Jump to: navigation, search. This category is for fictional characters who have been diagnosed with hypochondriasis.
Oct 28, 2011 ... No one wants to get sick. Don't we all wrap up warm in winter to insulate ourselves from the cold and be extra careful around snot-nosed ill people? Only a few of us, though, ever get really serious about it. For instance, have you ever spent a day picking up everything with a tissue? Or taken detailed notes ...
Sep 7, 2009 ... Hypochondria ceased to be an attractive diagnosis and pointed instead to culpable repression. In famous cases such as the pianist Glenn Gould or Andy Warhol, the problem seems to be a reluctance to engage with the real world. In recent decades, that fear has been characterised as an anxiety disorder: ...
Sep 9, 2015 ... Heightened anxiety about an inevitable yet imagined illness has been a long- standing mental condition, which has taken different forms and meanings over the centuries. While today, the clinical term for hypochondriasis is somatic symptom disorder, back in the 19th century, the label of being a ...
Oct 2, 2013 ... Top 10 Famous Hypochondriacs of the World, Nobody seriously would ever like to get ill and nor would anybody like the fact the he or she will have to make.
Oct 6, 2016 ... Gone are the days when the rich and famous hid their most intimate struggles. While some media outlets praise celebrities for sharing their health concerns so that others can learn from their bravery, critics argue that sick is “in” and that stars are cashing in big time. So much so that hypochondria has got to ...
Oct 8, 2013 ... I really don't want to die, it's just that I'm pretty sure I'm dying.
Famous hypochondriacs (people with hypochondria) throughout history.
Jan 31, 2010 ... Above all, the mysterious illnesses afflicting Darwin and the other figures portrayed in "The Hypochondriacs" provided an excellent excuse to avoid doing what they didn't want to do. If they were famous, like Nightingale, Gould and Darwin, they could beg off the public appearances and meetings they ...