Most of the patients here have been diagnosed with garden-variety
neurological disorders: schizophrenia, dementia, psychosis, severe
depression, or bipolarism. But the ones I am searching for are
different. They suffer from an affliction even more puzzling: They
believe that they are dead.
It’s a rare disorder called Cotard’s syndrome, which few
understand. For patients who have it, their hearts beat and lungs
pump, yet they deny their existence or functionality of their
bodies, organs or brains. They think their self is detached.
Via Hacker News,
With Being Dead — Matter — Medium
I would like to congratulate Sean Hoade on his Zombiepalooza interview,
and what better way to do that than to link to an article about people who think they're dead.
Does that mean they think they're zombies?
Or just dead and their body has yet to notice?
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