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  • Unusual cases of succubus: A cultural phenomenon manifesting as part of psychopathology. [Case Reports]
    Ind Psychiatry J. 2018 Jan-Jun; 27(1):147-150.Grover S, Mehra A, Dua D
  • Succubus is also known as demon female lover who approaches males in their dreams to have sex. This is the phenomenon which is rarely described in psychiatric literature. It is more identified as a cultural belief in different religions. We report the two cases diagnosed with schizophrenia, who reported this rare phenomenon of succubus as part of their psychopathology and discuss the phenomenon o…
  • Sleep paralysis and folklore. [Journal Article]
    JRSM Open. 2015 Jul; 6(7):2054270415598091.Cox AM
  • Sleep paralysis is a relatively new term to describe what for hundreds of years many believed to be a visitation by a malevolent creature which attacked its victims as they slept. The first clinical description of sleep paralysis was published in 1664 in a Dutch physician's case histories, where it was referred to as, 'Incubus or the Night-Mare [sic]'. In 1977, it was discovered more than 100 pre…
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