Origin of hypochondria
Examples from the Web for hypochondriasis
Hypochondriasis is a state characterized by persistent ideas of non-existent physical disabilities.Applied Psychology for Nurses|Mary F. Porter
A young man of twenty-six suffered from melancholia and hypochondriasis.
Phobias such as these are associated with an evident tendency to melancholia and hypochondriasis.
They knew and wrote of hypochondriasis and, indeed, they invented the term.Psychotherapy|James J. Walsh
Anodyne, pectoral, and emmenagogue; but chiefly used to raise the spirits in hypochondriasis.Cooley's Practical Receipts, Volume II|Arnold Cooley