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The hypochondriacs

nine tormented lives

by Brian Dillon

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by Faber and Faber in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hypochondria -- Biography,
  • Hypochondria -- Popular works,
  • Hypochondriasis -- Biography,
  • Famous Persons -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBrian Dillon.
    GenreBiography, Popular works
    ContributionsDillon, Brian, 1969-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC552.H8 D55 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23909287M
    ISBN 109780865479203
    LC Control Number2009040424

    This book is a nice summary, defining hypochondria, giving examples of behavior of hypochontriacs, and providing possible dire diagnoses for common symptoms. It pokes gentle fun at hypochondriacs but also emphasizes the true fragility of the human body/5(2).   The Hypochondriacs is a book about mind and body, fear and hope, illness and imagination, despair and creativity. It explores, in the stories of nine individuals, the relationship between mind and body as it is mediated by the experience, or simply the terror, of being : Blackstone Publishing.

    Signs You May be a Hypochondriac even though diagnostic tests show there is nothing wrong with them. Hypochondriacs experience extreme anxiety from the bodily responses most people take for granted. For example, they may be convinced that something as simple as a sneeze is the sign they have a horrible disease. Usually if I read books. Buy a cheap copy of The Hypochondriac's Guide to Life. And book by Gene Weingarten. When every hiccup sounds like the call of doom, each stomach pang hints at incipient cancer, and a headache means it's time to firm up your last will and testament, Free shipping over $Cited by: 1.

    Hypochondriacs researching an illness used to have to scour books and ask doctors for information. Now a universe of information is available with a few mouse clicks. I’m reading The Hypochondriacs: Nine Tormented Lives by Brian Dillon. The author was born in , just like Lee McQueen, the year of the summer of love (or was that ?). A time when some people were trying to open up the boundaries of the mind and the body.


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