Top 10 most dangerous mental illnesses



A young woman looking anxious and fearful

This is a neurological disorder characterized by an overwhelming urge of wanting to damage or amputate a healthy body part. It is also known as Amputee Identity disorder. Individuals with this condition are obsessed with removing their limbs, which tremendously hinders the patient’s societal integration and social behavior. This rare mental disease is caused by the suctioning of the parietal lobe of the right side, leading to one having distorted body images and a desire to amputate their body parts. The causes are neurological and psychological, and the condition can be treated by psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy. Apotemnophilia blurs the boundaries between an individual’s psychology and neurology, making one have a desire for paralysis.