Body Integrity Identity Disorder

10.13.15

Disability, Deception, and the People Who Pretend to Be Blind

Blindsimmers, or people who pretend to be blind, feel a visceral desire to obscure their own vision, sometimes leading them to take drastic measures.

10.1.15

A Woman Claims She Blinded Herself with Drain Cleaner Because She Wanted to Be Disabled

She suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a controversial condition where able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled.

3.12.15

Talking to a Guy Who Found Peace Through Self-Amputation

We spoke to a man who suffers from Body Integrity Identity Disorder, a rare condition that makes you feel like one of your limbs doesn't belong on your body.