Body Integrity Identity Disorder
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.
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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 in which able-bodied people believe they are meant to be disabled.
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.