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I am Sick Doc...No...Really!

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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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1. 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?
    Isaac Newton
    Charles Darwin
    John Herschel
    Jacques Cousteau

2. Which famous Crimean War nurse suffered from melancholy and bouts of hypochondria most of her adult life?
    Clare Booth Luce
    Clara Barton
    Florence Nightingale
    Susan B. Anthony

3. Which 19th century British Poet Laureate alluded to his hypochondria is his poems "In Memoriam" and "The Princess"?
    William Shakespeare
    Sir Walter Scott
    Alfred Lord Tennyson
    Edgar Allen Poe

4. Which female child star of "Signs" and "Little Miss Sunshine" openly admitted to the press that she was a hypochondriac?
    Brooke Shields
    Shirley Temple
    Abigail Breslin
    MaCaulay Culkin

5. Which 19th century French megalomaniac suffered from hypochondria all his life until he passed away on the island of St. Helena?
    Napoleon Bonaparte
    King Louis VII
    Maximilien Robespierre

6. 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

7. Which ancient Greek physician coined the term "hypochondria"?

8. What is the name of the famed 20th century Canadian hypochondriac pianist who was especially known for his interpretations of Bach?
    Glenn Gould
    Elton John

9. 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
    Thomas Edison
    Howard Hughes

10. 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?
    Andy Warhol
    Bill Lamb
    Roy Lichtensein
    Jasper Johns

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Compiled Aug 06 13