hypochondriasis definition

  • noun:
    • See hypochondria.
    • A mental disorder described as exorbitant concern with or preoccupation with a critical illness, despite medical evaluating and reassurance into the contrary.
    • A mental disorder for which melancholy and depressing views torment the individual, especially concerning his very own wellness; a morbid and deluded belief this 1 is afflicted with infection.
    • Same as hypochondria.
    • chronic and abnormal anxiety about imaginary symptoms and problems

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