nosomania


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Related to nosomania: nostomania

nosomania

an obsession with imagined disease. Also hypochondriacism.
See also: Disease and Illness
an obsession with imagined disease. See also hypochondriacism.
See also: Manias
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A palavra foi forjada pelo ambicioso erudito suico Johanes Hofer em sua tese de medicina de 1688 (Hofer tambem sugeria as alternativas nosomania ou phiiopatridomania para descrever os mesmos sintomas; felizmente, estas nao lograram entrar na linguagem comum).