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Hypochondriasis Summary

Description: Preoccupation with the fear of having, or the idea that one has, a serious disease based on the person's misinterpretation of bodily symptoms. (APA, DSM-IV)

Also Known As: Hypochondriacal Neuroses; Hypochondriacal Neurosis; Neurosis, Hypochondriacal

Networked: 92 relevant articles (18 outcomes, 17 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Hypochondriasis

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. 7,7'- dimethoxy- (4,4'- bi- 1,3- benzodioxole)- 5,5'- dicarboxylic acid dimethyl ester (BDD) : 3 outcomes 3 studies in 10 results : IBA
  2. Paroxetine (Paxil) : 2 outcomes 2 studies in 4 results : FDA 17 Generic
  3. Antidepressive Agents (Antidepressants) : 2 outcomes in 2 results : IBA
  4. Fluoxetine (Prozac) : 1 outcome 3 studies in 3 results : FDA 51 Generic
  5. Serotonin Uptake Inhibitors (Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors) : 1 outcome 1 study in 4 results : IBA
  6. nefazodone (Serzone) : 1 outcome 1 study in 1 result : FDA 11 Generic
  7. Carbon Monoxide : 1 outcome in 6 results : IBA
  8. duloxetine (Cymbalta) : 1 outcome in 2 results : FDA 10
  9. Triglycerides (Triacylglycerol) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
  10. Sulpiride (neogama) : 1 outcome in 1 result : IBA
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Diseases Related to Hypochondriasis

  1. Body Dysmorphic Disorders (Body Dysmorphic Disorder)
  2. Somatoform Disorders (Somatoform Disorder)
  3. Trichotillomania
  4. Tic Disorders (Tic Disorder)
  5. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (Myalgic Encephalomyelitis)
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Key Therapies for Hypochondriasis

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  1. Aftercare (After-Treatment) : 3 outcomes in 10 results
  2. Therapeutics : 1 study in 1 result
  3. Bibliotherapy : 1 study in 1 result
  4. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy) : 5 results
  5. Fundoplication : 1 result
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