Hypochondriasis and health anxiety: conceptual challenges.

  • Vladan Starcevic
  • Published 2013 in
    The British journal of psychiatry : the journal…

Abstract

The relationship between hypochondriasis and health anxiety is examined by considering a DSM-5 proposal to replace the current heterogeneous concept of hypochondriasis with two disorders. The key issues are to ascertain whether these conditions are relatively distinct and whether they adequately represent the full range of clinical manifestations… (More)
DOI: 10.1192/bjp.bp.112.115402