Comments on Jerusalem syndrome. Academic Article uri icon


  • As the authors of several articles on Jerusalem syndrome (Bar El et al, 1991; Witztum & Kalian, 1999), we would like to add our comments to the paper by Bar-El et al (2000). If epidemiological data supporting Bar-El et al's typology exist, it's typology exist, it is regrettable that they were not presented in their article. To our knowledge, such data have not been found in previous studies (Bar El et al, 1991). The psychiatric, 1991). The psychiatric hospitalisation of tourists in Jerusalem is uncommon (around 50 patients per …

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  • January 1, 2000