Clinical lycanthropy is defined as a rare psychiatric syndrome that involves a
delusion that the affected person can transform into, has transformed into, or is a
Lycanthropy, (from Greek lykos, “wolf ”; anthropos, “man”), mental disorder in
which the patient believes that he is a wolf or some other nonhuman animal.
Lycanthropy definition, a delusion in which one imagines oneself to be a wolf or
other wild animal. See more.
Apr 16, 2014 ... Clinical lycanthropy is the delusional belief that one is a werewolf. One
researcher explores how common the psychiatric condition is.
Lycanthrope definition, a person affected with lycanthropy. See more.
A Case of Lycanthropy. Harvey Rostenstock, M.D. and Kenneth R. Vincent, Ed.D.
The American Journal of Psychiatry Vol. 134, No. 10. October 1977.
Werewolf. A werewolf in folklore and mythology is a person who shapeshifts into
a wolf, either purposely, by using magic, or after being placed under a curse.
Acta Psychiatr Scand. 2004 Jan;109(1):19-22. Lycanthropy--psychopathological
and psychodynamical aspects. Garlipp P(1), Gödecke-Koch T, Dietrich DE, ...
Lycanthropy is the state in which a werewolf finds him or herself: that of turning
1 : a delusion that one has become a wolf. 2 : the assumption of the form and
characteristics of a wolf held to be possible by witchcraft or magic. lycanthropic