Wiki Number: W100
US Patients: About 5%
Age Onset: Age 4
Symptoms: preoccupation with developing a serious illness even after medical assurance they do not;”white-coat-syndrome” results
Progression: may avoid medical personnel through lack of trust
Causes: 10%-37% heritable; over-protective care-givers and focus on minor health problems
Medications: antidepressants help 50%’;
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- Cognitive-behavioral therapy for management of mental health and stress-related disorders: Recent advances in techniques and technologiesby Mutsuhiro Nakao on October 4, 2021
Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) helps individuals to eliminate avoidant and safety-seeking behaviors that prevent self-correction of faulty beliefs, thereby facilitating stress management to reduce stress-related disorders and enhance mental health. The present review evaluated the effectiveness of CBT in stressful conditions among clinical and general populations, and identified recent advances in CBT-related techniques. A search of the literature for studies conducted during 1987-2021...
- "Medical Student Syndrome"-A Myth or a Real Disease Entity? Cross-Sectional Study of Medical Students of the Medical University of Silesia in Katowice, Polandby Katarzyna Szczurek on September 28, 2021
The description of Medical Student Syndrome is based on the assumption that inexperienced medical students are prone to develop a pathological fear of medical conditions they are taught about. The aim of this study is to examine the sample of students (medical and non-medical) in order to assess and compare their level of hypochondriacal attitudes and health-related anxiety. We also examined other factors which might have had an influence on hypochondria and nosophobia attitudes among students....
- Increased Frequency of Health Anxiety in Health Science Students: a Cross Sectional Study in a Greek Universityby Androniki Papadopoulou on September 6, 2021
CONCLUSION: The current study identified studying health sciences as a determinant of health anxiety in students of a Greek university, after considering several confounding factors. This relatively neglected hypothesis should be further examined, preferably in a prospective cohort design.
- Invasive giant pancreatic desmoid-type fibromatosis with curative resection: A case reportby Hanan M Alghamdi on September 4, 2021
CONCLUSION: Our case is rare and uniquely the largest pancreatic DTF reported in the literature with curative resection despite being locally invasive.