Hypochondriasis

Known as: Hypochondriacal Neurosis, HYPOCHONDRIA, Hypochondriasis [Disease/Finding] 
Preoccupation with the fear of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. (APA… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
CONTEXT Attentional bias to disease-relevant emotional cues is considered to be pathogenetically relevant in anxiety disorders… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
CONTEXT Hypochondriasis is a chronic, distressing, and disabling condition that is prevalent in ambulatory medical practice… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
BACKGROUND A self-rated measure of health anxiety should be sensitive across the full range of intensity (from mild concern to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The aim of this study was to investigate the internal and external validity of the Whiteley Index as a screening instrument for… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
BACKGROUND Both psychological and physiological disturbances have been implicated in the aetiopathogenesis of irritable bowel… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Hypochondriasis is generally considered difficult to manage. This study aimed to assess the effectiveness of cognitive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The aim of this study was to evaluate whether specific cognitive aspects are present in patients suffering from somatoform… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
Forty-one DSM-III-R hypochondriacs and seventy-five randomly chosen patients were obtained from a medical outpatient clinic, and… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
A self-report questionnaire completed by 177 out-patients showed that hypochondriasis and amplification had a zero-order… (More)
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1990
1990
Consecutive visitors to a general medicine outpatient clinic were screened with a hypochondriasis questionnaire. Two thirds (n… (More)
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