Shruthi Ganesh

Shruthi Ganesh

High School Junior at Poolesville High School, MD, USA. Planning on studying Neuroscience in undergrad to become a future physician-scientist with an MD/PhD


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Cotard’s Syndrome: The Real Walking Dead

Cotard’s Syndrome: The Real Walking Dead


Abstract Cotard’s syndrome is a rare condition under which patients may deny the existence of certain parts of their body, have delusions of immortality, and even believe that they are deceased. First observed by Dr. Jules Cotard, the syndrome has multiple symptoms, including nihilistic delusions, depression, and anxiety; in addition, it o...