SOMATIC CONCERN

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 PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/somatic-concern/ (accessed July 22, 2019).
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