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11 edition of Hypochondria found in the catalog.

Hypochondria

woeful imaginings

by Susan Baur

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by University of California Press in Berkeley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hypochondria

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSusan Baur.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC552.H8 B38 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 252 p. ;
    Number of Pages252
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2389894M
    ISBN 100520061071
    LC Control Number87019144

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    Hypochondria & Fear of Illness in Children Excessive anxieties over illness or fears about getting sick are often seen in children with a generalized anxiety disorder, and can also be a sign of tendencies towards hypochondria. But they may also emerge in otherwise normal kids for a few other reasons. What causes fears over illness? 1.   Actual data on hypochondria are murky. A medical book on somatoform disorders identified eight studies that pegged the rate of hypochondria at percent to Author: Lev Novak.

      Neither a history of hypochondria, nor an investigation into ‘what makes a hypochondriac’, the book is intended for the general reader, telling the hypochondriacal stories of James Boswell, Charlotte Brontë, Charles Darwin, Florence Nightingale, Alice James (sister of novelist Henry and psychologist-philosopher William), Daniel Paul Cited by: 1.   In her new book, “A Condition of Doubt: The Meanings of Hypochondria (Oxford University Press),” Belling explores the mixed messages that make us worried, and also ashamed of worrying, and reveals why hypochondriacs are physicians’ least favorite patients.


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