TITLE

Israel prepares for `Jerusalem syndrome'

AUTHOR(S)
Siegel-Itzkovich, Judy
PUB. DATE
February 1999
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);02/20/99, Vol. 318 Issue 7182, p484
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the preparation of Israel's mental health services for `Jerusalem syndrome,' a temporary psychiatric condition characterised by patients believing that they have become biblical figures such as Jesus, John the Baptist, or Moses. Explanations from Professor Eliezer Witztum, a psychiatrist at Jerusalem's Herzog Memorial Hospital; Distinct groups of the patients.
ACCESSION #
1617215

 

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