Anonymous
Anonymous asked in HealthMental Health · 4 weeks ago

What does it mean if someone is "hypochondriac"?

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  • Aaron
    Lv 4
    4 weeks ago

    hypochondriac refer to someone who often worry about their health 

  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago

    It means you care about your mind/body and don't want any damage done to them. It's also a term used by doctors who can't figure out what's wrong with you because they're not competent enough but they don't want to admit that. So they tell you that it's "all in your head"  rather than admit to their lack of diagnostic skill

  • 4 weeks ago

    This is an old fashioned psychiatric term.

    It means that someone actually wants to be sick.

    This can take the form of hysteria, paranoia,  anxiety, Munchausen's Syndrome, Factitious Disorders,  etc.

    The patient may actually have good normal health, but their obsessive goal is to actually be sick...in some way.

    It can be attention-seeking.

  • kelvin
    Lv 7
    4 weeks ago

    it means they believe they are dying

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  • 4 weeks ago

    What is your google broken?

    It is a term for somebody who is overly concerned with medical issues and obsess over developing any or many illness or other medical condition.

  • 4 weeks ago

    go away..........

  • 4 weeks ago

    It means they have a tendency to believe they have a disease, when they really don't.

    Do you really not know how to use a dictionary?

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