Zombies, a real world drug side effect? (Halloween Edition)

 

In this Halloween

segment

we look at the unusual and scary side effect of a common cold sore medicine in regard to triggering Cotard’s Syndrome or otherwise know as Death delusion. The British Medical Journal reports on two such case studies where subject

suffer

from delusions that they no longer exist, have lost their internal organs or are putrefying. Citation: Death delusion BMJ 2007; 335 DOI: 10.1136/bmj.39408.393137.BE (Published 20 December 2007) Cite this

as:

BMJ 2007;335:1305

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