A 45-year-old member asked:
what qualifies as hypochondria?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Samuel Bayles answered
18 years experience Child Psychiatry
Anxiety: thinking you are sick and yet every medical exam or test is negative.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
Dr. Heidi Fowler answered
24 years experience Psychiatry
Hypochondria: Hypochondria is now called health anxiety disorder. It occurs when a person becomes obsessed with the idea that they have serious medical problems /condition (when there is no diagnosed condition).
Answered on May 29, 2015
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