Cotard Delusion

Cotard Delusion (also called Cotard Syndrome or Walking Corpse Syndrome) is a psychological disorder where a person believes that they are missing body parts, do not exist or are dead. The first recorded case of Cotard Delusion was in 1788. Charles Bonnet wrote about an elderly woman that felt something hit the side of her … Continue reading Cotard Delusion

Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara

Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant in Japan, September 30, 1999, 10:35am. Hisashi Ouchi, 35 years old, Masato Shinohara, 39 years old, and Yutaka Yokokawa, 54 years old, were working at the JCO nuclear fuel processing plant located inside the Tōkai-Mura Nuclear Power Plant. Ouchi and Shinohara were mixing a batch of fuel containing uranium in a … Continue reading Hisashi Ouchi and Masato Shinohara