Chapter 7. Personalities Prone to Hypochondria-Hysteria

  1. Giampiero Arciero and
  2. Guido Bondolfi

Published Online: 3 SEP 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470749357.ch7

Selfhood, Identity and Personality Styles

Selfhood, Identity and Personality Styles

How to Cite

Arciero, G. and Bondolfi, G. (2009) Personalities Prone to Hypochondria-Hysteria, in Selfhood, Identity and Personality Styles, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470749357.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 SEP 2009
  2. Published Print: 18 SEP 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470517192

Online ISBN: 9780470749357

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Keywords:

  • personalities prone to hypochondria-hysteria;
  • T. Bernhard's The Loser (Der Untergeher);
  • disorders;
  • hysteria;
  • hypochondria;
  • outward styles of personality - alterity as orienting polarity;
  • secondary anorexia;
  • neuroscientific perspective;
  • emotional discomfort associated with physical symptoms

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Loser

  • Disorders

  • Endnotes