albeit relatively few cows are seen to be wearing high heels … (“ey! what about us what are sure we’re pangolins?”)
This sort of thing makes me give psychology the side eye. Is the belief that you’re a cow really its own disorder? It’s a completely different disorder than thinking you’re, say, a cat or a chicken?
Well, I would, but we need the milk.
I believe this runs in Devin Nunes’ family.
Well, we all know where this leads.
I thought it leads to something more like this:
Yeah, I love that.
Don’t have a cow, man.
I was left with the same question: Is there a different disorder for every animal in the barnyard? What about non-domesticated animals?
I must admit, I sometimes long for simpler times, and a day spent grazing would seem to fit the bill. For now, I get my fill online in the r/grazing community.
According to Persian traditions, the Buyid prince Majd al-Dawla was suffering from an illusion that he is a cow, making the sound of a cow and asking that to be killed so that his flesh could be consumed.
1. the supernatural transformation of a person into a wolf, as recounted in folk tales.
a form of madness involving the delusion of being an animal, usually a wolf, with correspondingly altered behavior.
I’m guessing that specific disorders aren’t established or even posited until a ‘significant’ number of cases come up. Per below (as of 2013): Only 56 cases of clinical zoanthropy could be found in the international scientific literature.
And this, which mentions a couple of other disorders under zoanthropy:
I had a difficult time getting my cow to wear heels. The sows were no problem at all but for some reason they kept insisting on a supply of lipstick.