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Hypochondria

Hypochondria

(Science: psychiatry) Hypochondriasis, melancholy, the blues.


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Munchausen Syndrome

... role of "patient" is a familiar and comforting one, and it fills a psychological need in people with Munchausen's. It is distinct from hypochondria in that patients with Munchausen syndrome are aware that they are exaggerating, while sufferers of hypochondria actually believe they have ...

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by Jones
Tue Feb 05, 2008 10:13 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Munchausen Syndrome
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The Fiber Disease

... me and of course you just have to look at it. My GRANDMA is 90yrs old - SHE looks HEALTHIER than me, but you know my blood tests are Healthy. Does Hypochondria cause severe disfigurement/scarring/lesions/strange hair growth from body parts that shouldn't HAVE IT GROWING ON A WOMAN? How come the ...

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by SarahConnor
Thu Aug 24, 2006 8:08 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5503594

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... scratching at the imagined parasites, the skeptics insist. The fibers are nothing more than lint from clothing, tissues or bandages. And the hypochondria is being spread thanks to sensational "sweeps week" TV news reports and Web sites, which reinforce the beliefs of psychologically ...

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by RANDY
Thu Jul 27, 2006 1:27 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5503594


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