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Obsessive Searching for Health Information: Cyberchondria

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CY2i5eGF7Q0 Just about everyone searches the Internet now and then for health information. But for some that searching becomes an obsession. They spend hours looking at causes for symptoms and worrying until they’re convinced they have a deadly disease. It’s called cyberchondria. Psychiatrists at Mayo Clinic see people who struggle [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

MAYO CLINIC RADIO

Have you ever used the Internet to research a medical symptom you might be experiencing? On Saturday, April 26, at 9 a.m. CT, we'll discuss a condition called cyberchondria. Richard Seime, Ph.D., will be on the program to talk about the use of the Internet for medical information. Of course we know [...]

Created by Dana Sparks