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"Hypochondria is a mental disorder in which a healthy person believes that he or she is gravely ill. A person with this disorder will obsess over every little ache and pain in the body and will think that it indicates something very serious."
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Which 19th century scientist, famed for sailing on a ship named "The Beagle", kept a journal all his life that included all his ailments and the treatments he endured?
Which famous Crimean War nurse suffered from melancholy and bouts of hypochondria most of her adult life?
Clare Booth Luce
Susan B. Anthony
Which 19th century British Poet Laureate alluded to his hypochondria is his poems "In Memoriam" and "The Princess"?
Sir Walter Scott
Alfred Lord Tennyson
Edgar Allen Poe
Which female child star of "Signs" and "Little Miss Sunshine" openly admitted to the press that she was a hypochondriac?
Which 19th century French megalomaniac suffered from hypochondria all his life until he passed away on the island of St. Helena?
King Louis VII
Which 19th century American military leader, known for his steadfast courage and granite countenance, was also known for being a hypochondriac?
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
Gen. George Armstrong Custer
Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson
Gen. John "Blackjack" Pershing
Which ancient Greek physician coined the term "hypochondria"?
What is the name of the famed 20th century Canadian hypochondriac pianist who was especially known for his interpretations of Bach?
Which bizarre 20th century millionaire suffered from severe mental illness that caused him to become a recluse for over 20 years?
John P. Getty
John Jacob Astor
Which famous 1960's pop artist, noted for his images of soup cans, was known to suffer from hypochondria and very real medical disorders at the same time?
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Compiled Aug 06 13