Rare mental illnesses - Do you suffer from any of its symptoms?

1-Body Integrity Syndrome

     Also known as Body Integrity Disorder, is a neurological disorder characterized by an intense desire to amputate or damage parts of the body. Although not many people know about this strange and frightening disorder, it is believed to be related to damage to the right parietal lobe of the brain. Given that doctors will not perform healthy limb amputations, some sufferers of this disorder feel that they are forced to amputate on their own!

2- Anthropomorphic disorder

It is a very rare and frightening mental disorder. People who suffer from it think that they are cows, and often they act that way, sometimes they are in fields with cows, they walk on all fours, and chew the grass as if they were real cows. It seems that people with anthropological disorder do not realize what they are doing when they act like cows, which has led researchers to believe that this strange mental disorder is caused by dreams or even hypnosis.

3- The Capgrass delusion

Rare mental illnesses Rare mental illnesses It is a debilitating mental disorder in which a person believes that the people around them have been replaced by others are fraudulent, and the capgrass delusion is considered relatively rare, and is often noticed after a brain injury, or in those who have been diagnosed with dementia, schizophrenia, or epilepsy. 

4- Clinical lacteria

People with CLL believe that they can mutate into animals such as werewolves, along with other types of animals sometimes, so they start to behave like animals, often living or hiding in the forests.

5- Diogenes syndrome

Diogenes syndrome is one of the most misunderstood mental disorders, named after the Greek philosopher Diogenes Sinope. This syndrome is usually characterized by an overwhelming desire to collect seemingly random items, with which an emotional attachment is formed. People with Diogenes syndrome often display extreme self-neglect, apathy towards themselves or others, social withdrawal, and no feeling ashamed of their habits. This syndrome is very common among the elderly, people with dementia, and people who have been abandoned at some point in their lives, or who lack a stable home environment. 


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