Medical Dictionary: Hypochondria

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Hypochondria: Another name for Hypochondriasis.
Hypochondria (condition): Belief that one has a serious disease causing symptoms
Hypochondria (condition): A hypochondriac is a person with a serious fear of having a serious medical condition. The medical condition of being a hypochrondriac is called "Hypochondriasis". Although everyone worries about symptoms and their health, true hypochondriasis is a more persistent and ongoing preoccupation with health issues.

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