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In fact - Sampson said the suspect was also exhibiting the signs of a relatively new phenomenon that law enforcement and emergency workers now call “Excited Delirium” or, ED.
Originally posted by VeritasAequitas
reply to post by liejunkie01
Yes, let's just ignore the fact that Hannibal Lecter was a fictitious character in a movie.
"It's definitely real," Mash says. "And while we don't know precisely what causes this, we do know it is the result of a neural chemical imbalance in the brain." But nearly all reported cases of excited delirium involve people who are fighting with police. And that's extremely problematic, says Eric Balaban of the American Civil Liberties Union. "I know of no reputable medical organization — certainly not the AMA [American Medical Association] or the APA [American Psychological Association] — that recognizes excited delirium as a medical or mental-health condition," Balaban says. He's right. Excited delirium is not recognized by professional medical associations, and you won't find it listed in the chief psychiatric reference book.
Originally posted by crankyoldman
Wow, it was something called "excited delirium?"
ED is erectile dysfunction, so the ED is a bad choice.
I feel better now that it is classified and I can go to the doctor to see if I have it.
And you will probably get one of those cool Hannibal masks to stop you from chewing on anyone.