Medical Dictionary: Cyberchondria

Cyberchondria: Internet-users who become hyperchondriacs due to inaccurate health information.
Introduction: The term "cyberchondria" or "cyberchondriac" has become used in the media. It refers to the social phenomenon where people are using the internet to research symptoms and diseases, and become like hyperchondriacs by believing that they have all of the various disorders that are found.
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