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Hypochondriacal Disorder – Definition

[whohit-Hypochondriacal Disorder Definition-[/whohit] Hypochondriacal Disorder = persistent excessive fear of suffering from a serious physical illness, although no organic cause can be found for the largely unspecific physical symptoms. (ICD 10 F45.2) Synonym: DSM-5 „Disease Anxiety Disorder“Etymology: The term hypochondria was derived from the assumption that these were disorders of organs „under the ribs“ (regio …

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