Definition of hypochondriasis in English:

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hypochondriasis

Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)kɒnˈdrʌɪəsɪs/

noun

Technical term for hypochondria.
Example sentences
  • It is currently unknown how closely related OCD is to other disorders such as trichotillomainia, body dysmorphic disorder and hypochondriasis.
  • Studies have repeatedly shown a higher incidence of anxiety, hypochondriasis, and depression in IBS patients.
  • We did not analyze the hypochondriasis subscale.

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