Gazing at Corpses: A Case of Morbid Compulsion

  • Henry Kellerman

A 29-year-old physician, in order to view corpses that were in various stages of dissection, began to obsess about visiting the pathology department of the medical school/hospital to which he was affiliated. He would fix on this usually after working hours, when his shift at the hospital was completed.


Pathology Department Intrusive Thought Original Object Dead Body Staff Physician 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Henry Kellerman
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  1. 1.Postgraduate Center for Mental HealthNew YorkUSA

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