where a person worries about or is concerned about their physical health and any symptoms they might present. Have a look on hypochondria for concept clarity and more understanding about somatic concern.

SOMATIC CONCERN: "Joe had somatic concern when he thought his chest pain was the start of a heart attack and not just indigestion."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SOMATIC CONCERN," in, April 13, 2013, (accessed January 27, 2021).