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hypochondriac

[¦hī·pə¦kän·drē‚ak]
(psychology)
A person affected with hypochondriasis.
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Bishop Jr., "Monosymptomatic hypochondriacal syndromes in dermatology," Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, vol.
It contains all somatic symptoms of conversion symptoms, physical pain symptoms, body dysmorphic symptoms, hypochondriacal symptoms, as described in the symptoms criteria in DSM-IV-TR.1
Intolerance of uncertainty, hypochondriacal concerns, obsessive-compulsive symptoms, and worry.
(121.) Eamonn Ferguson, Personality as a Predictor of Hypochondriacal Concerns: Results from Two Longitudinal Studies, 56 J.
But that word does not occur in the novel, and Thomas Arnold's 1782-86 Observations on the Nature, Kinds, Causes and Prevention of Insanity, the most important psychological nosology of the period, separates nostalgic anxiety from the hypochondriacal anxiety that is subject to depression.
Brown, "Associations between hypochondriacal symptoms and illness appraisals, and their moderation by self-focused attention," Journal of Applied Social Psychology, vol.
Wang, "Analysis of 2 cases caused by cervical spondylosis of hypochondriacal neurosis gimmick reset," Journal of Chinese Misdiagnostics, vol.
Hostility, somatic symptoms and hypochondriacal fears and belief.
While Ladies Fitz-Patrick and Howard are used to illustrate different models of education and emphases on accomplishment, Barbara Neville and Lady Olivia represent what Sinclair calls in her preface the contrast between "the hypochondriacal fanaticism of a disordered fancy [and] the purifying influence of an enlightened faith" (vi).
At least half of IBS patients can be described as depressed, anxious, or hypochondriacal. In addition, between 20% and 50% of IBS patients have fibromyalgia.
There is a meeting in the Park with Hugh Whitbread an old childhood friend, impeccably dressed, a petty court functionary with the latest tales of a neurasthenic, hypochondriacal wife.
To assess the symptoms severity of other types of somatoform disorders i.e., conversion symptoms, pain symptoms, body dysmorphic symptoms, hypochondriacal symptoms and undifferentiated somatoform disorder's symptoms, all the symptoms were listed in Urdu language.