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  • Posted By: Anonymous
  • October 23, 2007
  • 09:38 PM

Does Anyone Know The Name For Someone Who Really Thinks They Are Ill But No Medical Evidence To Back It Up?

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  • Munchausen disease....................comes to mind......but then so does my dr who thinks everyones like that simply to waste probably his important gofling time.......good luck..
    Heartsore 14 Replies
    • October 25, 2007
    • 03:13 AM
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  • Actually, the term is hypochondriac. In contrast, a person with Munchaussen's disease intentionally causes harm to themselves in order to get attention. Hypochondriacs need attention too, but they do not try to harm themselves.
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 6, 2007
    • 06:38 AM
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  • nrvs had it right! Kiera
    Anonymous 42789 Replies
    • November 6, 2007
    • 06:46 AM
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