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hypochondriacal delusions

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These are fixed beliefs about a poor state of health despite convincing medical evidence to the contrary.

There may be associated dysmorphophobic delusions.

Hypochondriacal delusions are:

  • more common in the elderly
  • features of schizophrenia and depressive disorder

Last reviewed 01/2018

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