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Also known as hypochondriasis of medical students. What happens to some medical students who learn about diseases. The one and only symptom of it is that they think they have diseases they are learning about.

It is also used for a student learning medicine or psychology who over analyzes everything and everyone and thinks everyone has a disease or mental condition.

Normally they find that they or someone else has one symptom of a disease and think that they or another person has the disease. Usually they ignore all other symptoms.
1)Medical Student: I have a fever above 100.4! I have SARS!
Student: No, you just have Medical Student Syndrome

2) My friend has Medical Student Syndrome. He's taking a psychology class and he diagnosed me with Autism, ADD, and Asperger's syndrome.
by joe725 June 14, 2008

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