Definition of hypochondriasis in English:

hypochondriasis

Line breaks: hypo|chon¦dria¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhʌɪpə(ʊ)kɒnˈdrʌɪəsɪs
 
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noun

  • technical term for hypochondria.
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    • 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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