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Cyberchondria

'Cyberchondriacs' More Likely To Fear The Unknown

Posted 10.11.2013 | Healthy Living

Got a weird rash on your arm? You might turn to Google to figure out what's wrong -- but a new study suggests people who are afraid of the unknown sho...

Cyberchondria: How The Internet Is Making Us Paranoid About Health

Richard C. Senelick, M.D. | Posted 07.11.2011 | Home
Richard C. Senelick, M.D.

A physician will consider many variables such as a person's age, past history, associated medical problems and symptoms. The Internet is impersonal and does not currently take these other factors into account.