"Medical Marvels" by AnnieEatsWerewolves
Categories: Anime & Manga, Naruto, Love Hina, One Piece, Witch Hunter Robin, XXXHolic, Trinity Blood, Pet Shop of Horrors, NANA, Katekyo Hitman Reborn!
Description: Challenge: Write 10 drabbles/ficlets using the prompts listed below.
1]You can take the conditions literally or metaphorically. As in they donít actually have to have the condition it just needs to relate to it in some small way.
2]Use and fandom you wish.
3]I suggest keeping it under 1000 words.
Medical Conditions: [Iíll put 11 just to give you a little leeway.]
1]Tourete Syndrome [oh, you all knew this was going to be here.]: Characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics.
2]Narcolepsy: The sufferer feels extreme fatigue during the day and usually falls asleep at inappropriate times.
3]Dr. Strangelove Syndrome: Sufferers hand has a ďmind of itís ownĒ and will do things completely of itís own will.
4]Sexsomnia: Causes people to engage in sexual acts while they are still asleep. [like naughty sleepwalking]
5]Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: Characterized by repetitive movements aimed at reducing anxiety.
6]Stockholm Syndrome: A kidnap victim [or hostage] shows signs of sympathy or understanding towards their captor. Victims are emotionally attached to their victimizers.
7]Diogenes Syndrome: Characterized by extreme self-neglect, reclusive tendencies, and compulsive hoarding [sometimes of animals]. Often associated with senility.
8]Stendhal Syndrome: Characterized by rapid heartbeats, dizziness, confusion, and even hallucinations that are caused when one is exposed to art, particularly very beautiful or large amounts of art.
9]Kleptomania: Compulsive stealing [of anything at all].
10]Capgras Delusion: One believes that a family member or lover has been replaced by an identical looking impostor.
Posted: 11/04/09 | Deadline: None