TITLE

Jerusalem syndrome

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1156
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term Jerusalem syndrome is presented. The term refers to a temporary or permanent delusional disorder following a pilgrimage to the capital of Israel. The disorder is characterized by extreme religious pre-occupations or the belief that the pilgrim has become the embodiment or incarnation of an important Biblical character. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233190

 

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