The Medical Student's Disease
The overwhelming tendency to relate personally to, and find in oneself, the symptoms of any disease or disorder described in a textbook or lecture.
According to the DSM-IV: a _________ is one that fulfills the following criteria: 1.Distress and impairment of functioning. 2.Involuntary - This way that you're behaving can't be some sort of intentional act. 3.Internal source - This can't be because of the LSD that you're on; must be something within you that's producing the disorder
Distress and impairment of functioning, Involuntary, Internal Source
Three Aspects of a Mental Disorder