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Interpersonal relationships are important parts of our everyday lives, that can affect how we interact with others and can affect health status. This view on interpersonal relationships is often overlooked, however. This study was conducted with the goal of analyzing how the presence of hypochondria affects interpersonal relationships. It was hypothesized that those who have hypochondria will experience more negative interpersonal relationships. The researcher conducted a study using a survey that was administered to sixty-nine people. Results of the research and survey found that there were strained interpersonal relationship between people who have connections to hypochondria. Further research needs to be conducted in future studies concerning specifically what affects these relationships and what can be done to prevent stress on interpersonal relationships.
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Kmety, Cynthia, "Hypochondria and Interpersonal Relationships" (2020). 2020 Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creative Activity. 2.