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I would like to know what is the meaning of "Hypochondria" in English and what is the correct translation in Spanish?
I saw this term in a list of ethnobotanic uses.
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Meaning of Hypochondria
Hypochondriasis also known as hypochondria, health phobia, health anxiety or illness anxiety disorder, refers to worry about having a serious illness. This debilitating condition is the result of an inaccurate perception of the condition of body or mind despite the absence of an actual medical condition. - See link

 

Hypochondria in Spanish is Hipocondría
La hipocondría es una enfermedad por la que el paciente cree —de forma infundada— que padece alguna enfermedad grave. El origen del término hace referencia a una región anatómica, el hipocondrio, situada bajo las costillas y el apófisis xifoides del esternón, donde según la escuela médica humoral se creía que se acumulaban los vapores causantes de este mal. - See link

 

More information about Hypochondria in other websites
Definition of Hypochondria in a medical dictionary (Thefreedictionary) - See link.
See the definition of Hypochondria in the Oxford dictionaries - See link.
Search PubMed (US National Library of Medicine National Institutes of Health) for the term Hypochondria - See link.
See if there is something in Youtube on the term Hypochondria - See link.

 

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