25 Diseases You Wouldn’t Like To Have

#16 – Cotard’s Delusion – “The Walking Corpse Syndrome”

Cotard’s Delusion is the name of an extremely rare mental illness in which the person diagnosed with it believes he/she is actually dead, or the person believes that he/she misses a body part.

The persons who suffer from this bizarre mental condition tend to never bathe or eat. They spend most of their time at cemeteries where they believe their home is. Luckily, there is therapy and psychotherapy for this medical condition.

Written by Harry Steinman

At the age of 18, Harry started a 5-year adventure to explore Southeast Asia and India. He has studied Eastern medicine and the art of yoga throughout his travels with the hopes of one day opening a holistic wellness and yoga center in North America. He's a lifelong learner and has the desire to share his findings with the rest of the world.