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10 Psychological Disorders you won’t believe actually exist

By Milos Kitanovic, 1 November 2017

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Modern psychology is developing at a stellar pace. Every once in a while we are presented with a new research backed up by the very best psychologists from all over the world. And with human brain constantly being explored, it’s hard to imagine that there is any more mystery running its course within the reach of psychology.

But on the other hand, there are some strange, often unexplainable psychological disorders that make us think we are not even close to understanding our brains completely.

Here’s the list of 10 psychological disorders you won’t believe actually exist.

1 A walking corpse syndrome

Ever since it was discovered in 1880 by French neurologist Jules Cotard, this bizarre condition has stirred the imagination of eminent psychologists in attempts to understand it better.

So basically, people who suffer from this syndrome think of themselves as corpses. They are thinking that they are nothing but empty shells, void of blood and internal organs.

It has been speculated that this condition is somewhat connected to depression, but this theory is yet to be proven.

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2 Apotemnophilia Syndrome

Apotemnophilia counts as one of the most severe psychological disorders out there. People who suffer from it have this incredible desire to remove their body parts.

Not only that, but for these people, just the idea of being fully paralyzed or handicapped to some degree represent the intense feeling of excitement.

Apotemnophilia Syndrome

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