6 Strange Culturally Bound Disorders
This post is inspired by the questions on the facebook game I started. The game involves asking psychology questions and someone else answering them. One of the question was what are some examples of culturally bound disorders. So here’s a list of 6 examples. I’ve included a source to ea...
black girls with eating disorders are so important & need to be protected because it’s believed that we don’t think about things like that, we all apparently love our “inherently” thick bodies and thickness is something we all glorify and strive to achieve we’re ...
“What a thing, to be both starving and empty. To ache for love– to take the scraps from it’s table, and yet, run sickly from the ...”
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The top 8 most bizarre personality disorders
Millions of people across the world are diagnosed as suffering from mental illness. And though most of those are disorders are common and well-known (such as depression, anxiety and phobias) there are also some unusual and bizarre disorders. For example: 1. Stockholm Syndrome – Typically seen in ab...
The Mental Disorders Of Winnie The Pooh Characters
Owl: Wanting to fuck your mom Piglet: The first time you touched yourself and the shame and disgust you felt afterward Tigger: Your grandparents dying Eeyore: Secondhand smoke Winnie The Pooh: Also wanting to fuck your mom actually
“It is absurd to tell women to love themselves in a world that alienates them from their own flesh. No amount of one-quarter-moisturiser soap...”
- Capgras delusion:The Capgras delusion is a rare disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that an acquaintance, usually a spouse or other close family member, has been replaced by an identical looking impostor.
- Reduplicative Paramnesia:Reduplicative paramnesia is the delusional belief that a place or location has been duplicated, existing in two or more places simultaneously, or that it has been ‘relocated’ to another site.
- Stockholm Syndrome:Stockholm syndrome is a psychological response sometimes seen in an abducted hostage, in which the hostage shows signs of sympathy, loyalty or even voluntary compliance with the hostage taker, regardless of the risk in which the hostage has been placed. The syndrome is also discussed in other cases, including those of wife-beating, rape and child abuse.
- Alien Hand Syndrome:The alien hand syndrome is a neurological order in which one of the sufferer’s hands seems to take on a mind of its own. Having no control over “Alien hands”, they can perform complex acts such as undoing buttons, removing clothing, and manipulation of tools.
- Alice in Wonderland syndrome:People may appear tiny or patients may feel that part of their body shape or size has been altered. A sufferer may perceive humans, parts of humans, animals, and inanimate objects as substantially smaller than in reality.
- Hybristophilia:People with Hybristophilia are sexually aroused or attracted o people who have committed an outrage or crime.
- Apotemnophilia:Amputee Identity Disorder is a mental disorder where a person experiences the overwhelming desire to amputate healthy limbs or other parts of their body. In extreme cases sufferers take it upon themselves to amputate their own limbs.