Weirdest Brain Disorders

Weirdest Brain Disorders

Today we’ll look at some of the strangest maladies of the mind. When we think about mental illness, we tend to first think about psychiatric disorders such as depression, schizophrenia, and the sometimes-related psychoses. Perhaps we might even include certain serial killers who believe they hear voices telling them to do their bad deed, but…

Schizophrenia and Dissociative Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #32

Schizophrenia and Dissociative Disorders: Crash Course Psychology #32

It’s perhaps the most stigmatized and misunderstood psychological disorder of them all, even among psychologists. Maybe because it’s pretty rare, affecting about 1% of the population, schizophrenia causes more anxiety in the media, in the public, and even in doctors’ offices than any other mental illness. As a result, its sufferers have often been shunned,…