illness

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Related to mass psychogenic illness: mass hysteria

illness

noun affliction, ailing, ailment, complaint, disability, disease, disorder, infirmity, malady, sickness
Associated concepts: mental illness, terminal illness, Unemployment Compensation, Workers' Compensation Law
See also: disability, disease, disorder, prostration
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Criteria to define Mass Psychogenic Illness after a potential chemical exposure incident (Modified from Page et al 6.
Christakis said that the "gross over-reaction to the magnitude of the threat" is very similar to mass psychogenic illness (MPI), previously known as epidemic hysteria.