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Hypochondria

  • By: Theo K. Bouman
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry provides a brief overview of the concept of hypochondria and its historical background; this disorder plays an important role in psychological and somatic health care systems. The entry also discusses recent theoretical models, which have led to an empirically ...