Tagged: psychiatry

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Walking Corpse Syndrome! Zombies Disease!

In the late 19th century in Paris, French neurologist Jules Cotard described a patient under the pseudonym Mademoiselle X, who claimed her organs had died. As she denied increasing numbers of her body parts, she...

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DSM V, mental health rewritten.

The DSM, Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, is the go-to manual for psychiatric treatment and diagnoses. Since 1994, the DSM-4 governed what types of disorders qualify as mental disease. The revised DSM will...