Any serious physical illness is stress on the human psyche, to which he responds in different ways, depending on the character traits and habitual ways of reaction to stress, developed over a lifetime. Attitude patient's own disease is different and can be reduced to three positions: 1. Excessively – the high significance of the disease and related issues 2. Underestimated the significance of the disease and related problems 3. Adequate response to the disease manifests itself first version of fear, anxiety and fear for their future health, a heightened self-observation, exaggeration effects of the disease.
Patient carefully fixed on physical sensations and symptoms, establish a sparing regime, strictly following the drug intake and severely limits physical activity. These patients often become self-centered, demanding attention and close physician only to themselves, jealous of "competing for attention" to patients and relatives. For this group of reactions is characterized by emotional disorders such as depression and hypochondria pessimistic perceptions of the disease and its consequences, as well as anxiety and phobic disorders. In other words, a person tries to say: "I'm afraid I'm afraid all the attention – me and my disease!" How can such a patient or to suggest that you belong to this group respond? If the patient keeps coming back to thoughts of illness, bad sleep, constantly anxious for the test results and its future, check back tests in different centers, making them more likely than recommended by doctors. For example, measures the pressure or pulse rate every hour or two, more often it is necessary for the doctor.