Watch: What is 'Jerusalem Syndrome'?

From today's ILTV edition. As tourists flock to Jerusalem for Easter, local hospitals need to prepare for the "Jerusalem syndrome".

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Jerusalem (Archive)
Jerusalem (Archive)
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As tourists flock to Jerusalem for Easter celebrations, churches, hotels and businesses aren't the only ones preparing.

It might sound surprising...but the city's hospitals are also getting ready. Every year, Israel experiences dozens of cases "Jerusalem Syndrome"...in other words, foreign visitors suffering from psychotic delusions that they're holy figures from the the Bible.




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