Stendhal Syndrome

Stendhal syndrome, Stendhal’s syndrome or Florence syndrome is a psychosomatic condition involving rapid heartbeat, fainting, confusion and even hallucinations, allegedly occurring when individuals become exposed to objects, artworks, or phenomena of great beauty.

 

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Wiki Number: PW212
Diagnosis: Stendhal Syndrome
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Symptoms: rapid heartbeat, fainting, confusion or hallucinations when exposed to objects, artwork or phenomena of great beauty
Progression: Most lilkely occurs when visiting European art galleries, viewing the great works of art. Still happens, at least happens there.
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