Rare Bizarre Mental Disorders that will blow your mind
There are so many rare bizarre mental disorders that one has never heard of or even thought of. You must have seen some weird and crazy things people doing, well….. we call them crazy, but the reality is they might be suffering from some Mental Disorder. There are thousands of mental disorders, which we have never heard of. We have chosen 10 weirdest, rare bizarre Mental disorders which will blow your mind. They are as crazy as their names. This article is definitely going to aware us all about these weird rare bizarre mental disorders. So next time, you find someone doing crazy things, keep these 10 mental problems in your mind.
1.) Cotard’s Delusion or Cotard’s Syndrome
It is also known as “The Walking Dead Syndrome”. Person suffering from this feels that they are dead, they do not exist or their organs have been removed. In very rare cases, it can include delusions of immortality. The person withdraws himself from the social world and demands to be treated like a dead body. They do not recognize themselves in the mirror. In one case, the person wished to dress in a shroud and placed in a coffin. Scary, isn’t it?
2.) Body Identity Integrity Disorder (BIID)
In this disorder a person feels that they would live a happy life if they were amputated. An Amputee is a condition where a limb(s) is removed surgically. When a healthy person with all limbs working in a perfect manner thinks that a certain limb is not of any use then he wishes to have them cut and live a life with amputation. Seriously, some people are crazy.
3.) Capgras Delusion
Just imagine that one day your spouse suddenly refuses to accept you by saying that you are an imposter of the original. In that case the person is suffering from Capgras Delusion. In this disorder a person believes that his spouse, son or any other close family member has been replaced by an identical looking person. It usually occurs after a brain injury and in three stages. It is more common in females by a ration of 3:2. In one case Madame M., was convinced that her family and neighbors had all been replaced by look-alikes. She said she’d had 80 husbands — one imposter would simply leave to make room for a new one. Yes, Total Recall is based on this disorder.
4.) Asperger Syndrome
It is a form of autism, but differs in a manner that people suffering from Asperger Syndrome has a normal intelligence and functions better. In this syndrome a person faces difficulty in social interaction and in non-verbal communication. He has a restricted range of interests and shows repetitive behavior. Sometimes they lack the ability to understand things from other people’s perspective. It usually occurs in males with a ratio of 4:1 and usually occurs in between the ages of 2 and 6 years.
5.) Savant Syndrome
Now this is interesting. A person suffering from Savant Syndrome, known as Savant, displays excellent and remarkable talents in some specific fields, but are below par in other normal areas. This syndrome usually occurs after a certain brain injury. Most of the times they have excellent memories, can perform super fast calculations, have artistically and musical ability and can be insanely strong. You will find many documentaries on Savants performing out of the league activities. Now who wants to suffer from this disease.
6.) Dissociative Identity Disorder
DID or more famously known as Multiple Personality disorder is a mental disorder where a person behaves like there are many persons residing inside him. No, it is not only limited to movies and do exist in reality. In this disorder a person shows traits and behaves like different persons at different times and situations. The person does not remember what he/she had done while he/she was in another personality. This disorder arises due to some severe trauma or due to depression. A woman in the USA was found with 31 personalities. Strange and weird.
7.) Clinical lycanthropy
In this disorder a person believes that he can transform into, has transformed into or is a non-human animal. This is one of the most rarest disorder and most of the times people believe he can transform into a werewolf. Many movies are made on the concept of clinical lycanthropy.
A person shows symptoms like growling, walking on hands and legs, biting objects or improper eating habits. Scary!
8.) Olfactory Reference Syndrome
Have you ever thought that you actually stink or emit odor, but in reality you don’t. If the answer is yes, then you are suffering from a very strange mental disorder called Olfactory Reference Syndrome. In this disorder a person feels like they are emitting abnormal body odor, which is offensive to others. Due to this they feel shame, embarrassment and suffers from social phobia. This list is seriously going crazy.
9.) Bipolar Disorder
Also called manic-depression illness, in this disorder a person goes through extreme mood swings. During the mania phase, he remains happy, energetic and loves to talk. And in depression phase, he starts crying, missing social gatherings and sleeps most of the time. There is a very high risk of suicide or self damage in the case of bipolar disorder. The patient mood changes at very fast rate. The main cause of this disorder is a long time, stress or childhood abuse.
It is common that when we are nervous we tend to pull our hair. Trichotillomania is a mental disorder where a person feels the urge to pull their own hairs out. Scalp hair, eyebrows, body hairs ad even pubic hairs, they just want to get rid of them. Pulling the hairs out gives them a sense of relief. This disorder becomes dangerous when the person starts eating those hairs thus developing some serious diseases. So we hope your urge to pull out hair is just for that cricket match only.
Our world is strange and so are the disorders. People are suffering from such rare disorders that we can’t even imagine. Some of the disorders can be treated with proper medicines and care, but the thing which we all should keep in mind is that these people are ill and need help. Don’t ignore them, be with them.