The hypochondriac enjoyment and the medicalized society


The fact that death is inevitable makes the narcissist a hypochondriac, because it makes the healthy presence of oneself in the future an extremely uncertain matter.

Given that the hypochondriac, in addition to its psychic structure, the environment also does so, the excess of medicalization, which reaches the point of converting the normal into a symptom, multiplies hypochondria.

In this context, the motto “it is better to prevent”” becomes a problem generator. The result is an immense increase in human suffering.

hypochondria, death, narcissism, disease mongering

Javier Peteiro Cartelle
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