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ALLMedicine™ Hypochondriasis Center

Research & Reviews  115 results

Psychological Behavior, Work Stress, and Social Support of Frontline Nurses During the ...
https://doi.org/10.3928/02793695-20220406-01
Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services; Li X, Wang H et. al.

Apr 14th, 2022 - Using a cluster sampling method, 248 nurses from frontline departments of three large general hospitals in Sichuan Province, China, were selected as participants in the current study. Risk perception and coping methods during the coronavirus disea...

Do patients with pathological health anxiety fear COVID-19? A time-course analysis of 1...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8632435
Journal of Psychosomatic Research; Sauer KS, Schmidt A et. al.

Dec 8th, 2021 - Pre-existing health anxiety is associated with an intensified affective response to the novel COVID-19 pandemic in the general population. Still, results on the reaction of people with a diagnosis of pathological health anxiety (i.e., hypochondria...

Validity and reliability of the diagnostic codes for hypochondriasis and dysmorphophobi...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8650471
BMJ Open; Rautio D, Vilaplana-Pérez A et. al.

Dec 8th, 2021 - In the International Classification of Diseases, Tenth Edition (ICD-10), hypochondriasis (illness anxiety disorder) and dysmorphophobia (body dysmorphic disorder) share the same diagnostic code (F45.2). However, the Swedish ICD-10 allows for these...

Postinfection Irritable Bowel Syndrome.
https://doi.org/10.5009/gnl210208
Gut and Liver; Ghoshal UC

Nov 19th, 2021 - Following acute gastroenteritis (AGE) due to bacteria, viruses, or protozoa, a subset of patients develop new onset Rome criteria positive irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), called postinfection IBS (PI-IBS). The pooled prevalence of PI-IBS following...

Hypochondriasis and Personality Traits of Patients with Chronic Plaque Psoriasis.
https://doi.org/10.1159/000517018
Dermatology (Basel, Switzerland); Gisondi P, Geat D et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - Plaque psoriasis has been associated with anxiety, depression, suicidal ideation and various personality traits. However, studies on hypochondriasis, i.e. the belief of serious illness despite having no or only mild symptoms, are currently scarce....

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News  18 results

Strategies for treating patients with health anxiety
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/219776/anxiety-disorders/strategies-treating-patients-health-anxiety?channel=63993
Kaustubh G. Joshi, MD

Mar 31st, 2020 - Up to 20% of patients in medical settings experience health anxiety. 1,2 In DSM-IV-TR, this condition was called hypochondriasis, and its core feature was having a preoccupation with fears or the idea that one has a serious disease based on a misin.

Strategies for treating patients with health anxiety
https://www.mdedge.com/psychiatry/article/219776/anxiety-disorders/strategies-treating-patients-health-anxiety
Kaustubh G. Joshi, MD

Mar 31st, 2020 - Up to 20% of patients in medical settings experience health anxiety. 1,2 In DSM-IV-TR, this condition was called hypochondriasis, and its core feature was having a preoccupation with fears or the idea that one has a serious disease based on a misin.

7 Best Ways to Deal With a Hypochondriac Patient
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913496

Sep 3rd, 2019 - Is it hypochondriasis or "illness anxiety disorder"? Most physicians have some experience with attempting to care for people who are seemingly never satisfied that their health is sound. These patients can be draining to treat because they tend to...

7 Best Ways to Deal With a Hypochondriac Patient
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/913496_1

Sep 3rd, 2019 - Is it hypochondriasis or "illness anxiety disorder"? Most physicians have some experience with attempting to care for people who are seemingly never satisfied that their health is sound. These patients can be draining to treat because they tend to...

Morning Break: Smoking Rates Keep Falling; MERS Is Back; Too Much Sperm
https://www.medpagetoday.com/primarycare/smoking/73565

Jun 19th, 2018 - Note that some links may require subscriptions. Adult smoking rates continue to set new lows, according to federal survey data. (USA Today) Charity, with a snag: Kaleo Cares donated naloxone autoinjector kits (valued at $4,500) free of charge to p...

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Patient Education  2 results

Illness anxiety disorder - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/illness-anxiety-disorder/symptoms-causes/syc-20373782

Apr 19th, 2021 - Overview Related links Somatic symptom disorder Illness anxiety disorder, sometimes called hypochondriasis or health anxiety, is worrying excessively that you are or may become seriously ill. You may have no physical symptoms. Or you may believe t...

Illness Anxiety Disorder (Hypochondriasis): Sym
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/9886-illness-anxiety-disorder-beyond-hypochondriasis

What is illness anxiety disorder (IAD)? Illness anxiety disorder (IAD) is a recent term for what used to be diagnosed as hypochondriasis, or hypochondria. People diagnosed with IAD strongly believe they have a serious or life-threatening illness d...

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