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A different hypochondriasis: a case report

Çiçek Hocaoğlu.

Abstract
Hypochondriasis is characterized by preoccupation of having serious physical illness. Most patients with hypochondriasis worry about physical diseases like cancers and cardiac diseases. However, little is known about this rare subtype of hypochondriasis. This paper presents, a case report of a 41-year-old man who was referred to psychiatry clinic from his otorhinolaryngologist after repeated evaluations for concerns of blockage in the ear, eustachian tube dysfunction, tinnitus and inability to breathe comfortably. We will discuss different subtypes of hypochondriasis, sociodemographic characteristics, history of the disease and related literature in the light of our findings.

Key words: Hypochondriasis, somatoform disorder, subtype


 
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Cicek Hocaoğlu. [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. PBS. 2015; 5(1): 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438


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Cicek Hocaoğlu. [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. https://www.pbsciences.org/?mno=155548 [Access: December 15, 2023]. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438


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Cicek Hocaoğlu. [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. PBS. 2015; 5(1): 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



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Cicek Hocaoğlu. [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. PBS. (2015), [cited December 15, 2023]; 5(1): 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



Harvard Style

Cicek Hocaoğlu (2015) [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. PBS, 5 (1), 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



Turabian Style

Cicek Hocaoğlu. 2015. [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 5 (1), 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



Chicago Style

Cicek Hocaoğlu. "[A different hypochondriasis: a case report]." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 5 (2015), 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Cicek Hocaoğlu. "[A different hypochondriasis: a case report]." Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences 5.1 (2015), 36-39. Print.Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Cicek Hocaoğlu (2015) [A different hypochondriasis: a case report]. Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, 5 (1), 36-39. Turkish. doi:10.5455/jmood.20141119012438