How Sick Do You Think You Are? It Could Affect Your Health Outcome

Huffington Post:

How sick you think you are may play a big role in your health outcome, according to a new review of research.

Researchers from the University of Auckland and the Institute of Psychiatry at King’s College found that the way people perceive their own illness is directly related to them seeking out health care and following doctors’ orders, and even their overall survival.

The study will be published in the journal Current Directions in Psychological Science.

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