This mysterious, recently discovered disease affects mainly young women and is very difficult to recognize. The first patients appeared in Philadelphia, these patients claimed that their brains were “as if on fire”.
Illness begins with personality changes. A woman begins to behave like an obsessed person, finds herself in a hospital and, after a while, falls into a catatonic stupor. She may seem completely normal and behave normally, but at some instant, for no reason, she becomes irresponsible. Continue reading