The Truman Show delusion, informally known as Truman syndrome, is a type of delusion in which the person believes that their lives are staged reality shows, or that they are being watched on cameras.
Wiki Number: PW221
Diagnosis: Truman Syndrome
US Patients: several hundred cases, many after the “Truman Show” movie
Symptoms: delusions, they believe their lives are staged reality shows being watched by cameras; in the past science fiction has people living in
Progression: worlds constructed by others, around one’s personal aspects
Causes: a variation on older delusinons of persecution or grandiosity
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- Olfactory reference plus Truman symptoms in one patient with Gilbert syndrome and antiphospholipid antibodies (Hughes disease) secondary to probable chronic Lyme neuroborreliosisby João Almeida E Melo on January 11, 2022
After reading an article in the journal, regarding affective disorders in patients with rare illnesses, the authors would like to discuss a case of non-affective psychosis, presenting with olfactory reference and Truman symptoms, in a patient with three unusual conditions: Gilbert disease, Hughes syndrome and Lyme neuroborreliosis.
- Collagen matrix perturbations in corneal stroma of Ossabaw mini pigs with type 2 diabetesby Nishant R Sinha on January 10, 2022
CONCLUSIONS: This pilot study indicates that Ossabaw mini pigs fed on WD showed collagen disarray and altered gene expression involved in wound healing, suggesting that corneal stromal collagens are vulnerable to diabetic conditions.
- Siddha fasting in obese acute decompensated heart failure may improve hospital outcomes through empowerment and natural ketosisby Anand Chockalingam on January 6, 2022
BACKGROUND: Morbid obesity (BMI > 35 kg/m2 with comorbid conditions) is present in 25 - 35% of acute decompensated heart failure (AHF) patients. Prevalence of HF increases with duration of morbid obesity from 30% at 15 years to over 90% at 30 years. There is a need to develop pragmatic therapies that address the unique physical and mental challenges faced by obese AHF patients. Siddha is 5,000 year old Tamil Medicine using yoga and mind-body methods towards higher consciousness. Hunger gratitude...
- Neuroanatomy, Nucleus Gustatoryby Steven Obiefuna on January 1, 2022
The act of perceiving taste is called gustation. The ability to taste is strongly linked to our ability to smell, olfaction. Dysfunction of taste and smell are generally low on the list of key clinical symptoms.However, the recent coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has been associated with loss of sense of smell and taste in up to 75% of patients both as the presenting or only symptom in patients with mild disease or as the initial symptom in patients who ultimately progress to more...