Mental disorders are still considered a tabu subject in today’s world, even though we all know at least one person suffering from one. There are also disorders and syndromes that people develop throughout their lives, be it because of pathological reasons or because of events that trigger their appearance. Either way, some of the mental disorders people suffer from can be quite strange for the rest of us.
Over the next few minutes, we’ll take a look at some of the strangest mental disorders people can suffer from, conditions that are beyond weird for people who never had the misfortune to experience them firsthand, no doubt about it. Here are ten of the strangest mental disorders a person can be affected by.
This syndrome is characterized by extreme self-neglect, compulsive hoarding, and reclusive tendencies. It was named by the ancient Greek philosopher Diogenes who allegedly lived in a wine barrel at the edge of a road, a philosopher who often preached ideas of animalism and nihilism. It has to be said that Diogenes syndrome is often found in old people who may or may not also suffer from a senile breakdown at the same time.