hypochondriasis hypochondriasis

Definition(s):

  • (n) chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and ailments

Usage(s):

  1. The scales test for indicators like weight loss, loss of libido, hypochondriasis, anxiety and agitation.
  2. According to Ford, somatizing disorders take many forms, including hysteria, malingering, chronic pain and hypochondriasis.
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