Today I will explain the differences between Munchausen syndrome and Hypochondriasis. 😌
What is Munchausen syndrome?
Munchausen Syndrome; is to try to make yourself sick to get attention from the health personnel. The person has a certain level of medical knowledge and can easily deceive doctors. Also, Munchausen syndrome and Munchausen syndrome by proxy are never the same thing. The two are different.
What is hypochondriasis?
Hypochondriac individuals go to the hospital and have dozens of tests. They have disease concerns. They believe they are sick.
What are the differences between hypochondriasis and Munchausen syndrome?
Münchausen Syndrome and Hypochondriasis are similar conditions and can therefore be confused.
🌺 The person suffering from Munchausen syndrome is aware that she is not sick. The person who is hypochondriac always thinks she is sick.
🌺 The person with hypochondriac is afraid of getting sick. The person suffering from Munchausen syndrome is not afraid of the disease. On the contrary, she/he does her best to be sick.