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Cotard's syndrome

GC: "n"

S: PBM - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12011289?dopt=Abstract(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); MDS - https://goo.gl/KOQa4s(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); INDN - https://goo.gl/gTbMmI(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016).

N: 1. Cotard's syndrome: eponymous created from Parisian neurologist.'s name Jules Cotard (1840-1889).
Dr. Jules Cotard (1840-1889) was a Parisian neurologist who first described the délire des négations.
  • It is not classified under the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-V) but is recognised as a “disease of human health” in the International Classification of Diseases.
2. A rare mental illness can make the sufferer believe they are dead, partly dead or do not exist.
3. Cultural Interrelation:
- Reality:
  • New Scientist conducted an interview with Graham, a man who suffered the Cotard’s Syndrome. The interview is called: Mindscapes: First interview with a dead man.
  • French neurologist Jules Cotard identified the first case in the 1800s. He described a woman suffering from the condition as affirming “she has no brain, no nerves, no chest, no stomach, no intestines… only skin and bones of a decomposing body”.
- Fictional:
  • It should be noted the Canadian film of 2012 Thanatomorphose by Éric Falardeau.
S: 1. PBM - https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12011289?dopt=Abstract(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016). 2. INDEP - https://goo.gl/Drou79(external link) (last access: 25 October 2016). 3. MDS - https://goo.gl/KOQa4s(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); INDN - https://goo.gl/gTbMmI(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); OED - http://www.etymonline.com/index.php?term=syndrome(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); GMM - http://www.grammar.cl/rules/genitive-case.htm(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016); NS - https://goo.gl/RTU3if(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016).

SYN: Cotard's delusion

S: MTF - https://goo.gl/zVqnHR(external link) (last access: 17 October 2016)

CR: delusion, hypocondria.



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