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
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, Living With Being Dead — Matter — Medium
I would like to congratulate Sean Hoade on his Zombi
epalooza 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 ghosts? Or just dead and their body has yet to
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