Psychological disorders

illness anxiety disorer

Hypochondriasis or illness anxiety disorder

One sort of anxiety problem is hypochondria. It is also referred to as hypochondriasis, health anxiety, or illness anxiety disorder. It’s common for folks to occasionally worry about their health. However, hypochondriacs worry excessively that they are either extremely sick already or will soon become extremely sick. This can happen even if they are asymptomatic …

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somatic symptom disorder & related disorder : treatment

Somatization is the expression of psychological or emotional factors as physical (somatic) symptoms. For instance, some people experience headaches, nausea, back pain, chest pain, or exhaustion as a result of stress. Somatic symptom disorder (formerly known as somatization disorder) and malingering are disorders in which somatization appears. Individuals suffering from these disorders tend to be …

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