Hypochondria (and hypochondriac, someone who has hypochondria) is a label that comes with a stigma. As a result, it’s common for people challenged by health anxiety to feel medical practitioners, family members and others are dismissive of their concerns.
Google search interest in health anxiety vs. hypochondria (2004 to date)
It’s no wonder Google search interest in health anxiety surpassed hypochondria about a decade ago, and continues to rise.
Times are changing.Read More