What is it called when you get symptoms of illness or pain when someone close to you is sick? Like a husband gets morning sickness because wife is pregnant.
Couvade's Syndrome wikipedia Specific to the expecting father.
Couvade syndrome, also called sympathetic pregnancy, is a proposed condition in which a partner experiences some of the same symptoms and behavior as an expectant mother.
I do not know of any other specific terminology = 'when you get symptoms of illness or pain when someone close to you is sick'.
It's one type of somatoform disorder
- a group of disorders in which physical symptoms suggesting physical disorders for which there are no demonstrable organic findings or known physiologic mechanisms, and for which there is positive evidence, or a strong presumption that the symptoms are linked to psychological factors; for example, hysteria, conversion disorder, hypochondriasis, pain disorder, somatization disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, and Briquet syndrome.