Imposter syndrome

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What is imposter syndrome?

Imposter Syndrome is characterized as high achieving individuals who believe they can not live up to the expectations that others have for them. They believe their success is based on timing or luck rather than believing in one's intelligence and competence.

Common symptoms reported by people with imposter syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with imposter syndrome

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Compare treatments taken by people with imposter syndrome

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Who has imposter syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 0 say imposter syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 0
50s 0
60s 1
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 3

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from imposter syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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