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Hypochondriasis or hypochondria is a condition in which a person is inordinately worried about having a serious illness. An old concept, its meaning has ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/hypochondriasis

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

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

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 ...

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

www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals/clinical-updates/psychiatry-psychology/diagnostic-statistical-manual-mental-disorders-redefines-hypochondriasis

In the updated edition, hypochondriasis and several related conditions have been replaced by two new, empirically derived concepts: somatic symptom disorder ...

www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/illness-anxiety-disorder/basics/definition/con-20124064

Jul 2, 2015 ... Instead, people previously diagnosed with hypochondriasis may be classified as having one of these disorders: Illness anxiety disorder ...

www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=18718

Hypochondriasis: The belief and fear of serious illness which lasts for six months, beyond and despite medical reassurance. Hypochondriacs were once viewed ...

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 ...