‘Cyberchondria’ has increased in the coronavirus process

gave | Friday, February 26, 2021 – 13:19 | Last Updated: 26 02 2021 – 13:19 Ankara University Faculty of Educational Sciences, Department of Guidance and Psychological Counseling, Assoc. Dr. İlhan Yalçın said that in the coronavirus process, disease research disease (cyberchondria) on the internet has increased. Yalçın, “This level of cyberchondria especially increases obsessive-compulsive symptoms and makes sleep quality worse,” he said. Assoc. Dr. Ilhan Yalcin, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK)…

"‘Cyberchondria’ has increased in the coronavirus process"

‘Cyberchondria’ has increased in the coronavirus process

Assoc. Dr. Ilhan Yalcin, Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey (TUBITAK) is supported by the scope of the project, he conducted a study on the psychology pandemic. Within the scope of the study, concepts such as cyberchondria, fear of Covid-19, health concerns, obsessive-compulsive (obsession) were examined. Assoc. Dr. Stating that they reached 8,276 people from 12 cities within the scope of the study, Yalçın stated, “When we evaluate the data of these people, we…

"‘Cyberchondria’ has increased in the coronavirus process"