5 More serious psychological illnesses

5 More serious psychological illnesses

Psychological illnesses


  • 1 Psychotic Disorders
  • 2 Vigorexia
  • 3 Cotard syndrome
  • 4 Fatal Family Insomnia
  • 5 Acrotomophilia
  • 6 Autophagy

Psychotic Disorders

The Psychotic Disorders they are serious mental disorders that cause abnormal ideas and perceptions. People with psychosis lose contact with reality. Two of the main symptoms are delusions Y hallucinations. Delusions are false beliefs, such as the idea that another person or people want to harm him, or that television sends them secret messages. Hallucinations are false perceptions, such as hearing, seeing or feeling something that does not exist.

It may be common in these spaces to receive articles on advice and reflections on such healthy things, happiness, couples, children, etc. However, in order to vary somewhat on this routine, we thought it would be interesting to be able to expand our knowledge with some things that may be somewhat strange if we were to run into someone who has it, we are talking about these diseases that far from being physical It becomes mental, destroying lives around the world, pinking a little what is for many disturbing, we present 5 of the most serious psychological diseases that we could know


Also called Adonis complex or reverse anorexia, is one of the contradictory diseases to what is more commonly known as Anorexia, because creates the complex of believing to always look thin, getting into the habit of increasing muscle mass more, mostly as it seems they tend to suffer people who are dedicated to the muscles.

This disease, even if it is psychological, is actually linked to the body of the affected person, because if it is not possible to attend to it in time, it is the body that suffers the consequences, having voluminous formations as a result of the obsession with wanting to have a muscular body, so same others tend to fall into this problem thanks to anabolic steroids. This disease usually affects young men between 15 and 30 years old.

Cotard syndrome

Or as elsewhere they usually call it, the walking body syndrome or syndrome of the living dead, a disease that the sufferer comes to believe that he is dead in life and that his body is in the process of decomposition. It can be considered that this disease is one of the best evidence of how a mental illness can destroy our perception of reality.

This disease is usually called in several ways, in some parts they call it Delirium of Denial or Delirium Nehilites.

Fatal Family Insomnia

The fatal family insomnia, as the name suggests, is when those affected lose the ability to sleep, caused by prions (infectious particles that can cause neurological problems).

This disease is difficult to treat, since the medicines to fall asleep are too aggressive, they are not considered as an alternative to cure the disease, becoming deadly for those who suffer from it, because in the long term they begin to notice what what are the disorders, memory loss, dementia, lack of hunger and finally death. In conclusion, this psychological disease has no known cure.


This word comes from the Greek (akron = limb; volume = cut; philia = love).

This disease is a paraphilia that is based on feeling sexual desire for amputations or for people who have any amputation, according to Wikipedia, those who suffer from it are usually “devotees” (as they prefer to call themselves), they prefer people who have amputations in the lower extremities and even better if they are with stumps.

There is another similar disease, called Identity Disorder of Body Integration, that unlike the previous one, the affected person is the one who has the desire to amputate parts of his body.


Cannibalism, a good word to try to describe this disease, only in this case the affected does not seek to eat body parts of another person, but of himselfAutophagy is mentally bad where the person suffering from it has an excessive impulse to eat body parts.

In most cases the victims of this disease have not concluded these wishes, in addition to considering that this is a very rare disease.

In addition to these evils of insurance that there are many others, if you know any that you think is much worse, you can comment below.