Why do some people want to amputate a perfectly healthy limb? Stories from people who study — and suffer from — Body Integrity Identity Disorder.
When I think about voluntary amputations, I can hardly remember how I felt fifteen years ago.
What do doctors typically say when confronted with someone who wishes to amputate a perfectly healthy limb?
I first became aware of voluntary amputation in 1998, when I got a telephone call from a producer at the BBC.
When I first told my grandmother that I had started studying people who want to amputate their arms or legs, she was disgusted.
In September of last year, I asked photographer Brian Lee to visit a man with an unusual past.
Do No Harm: winner of the Association of British Science Writers award for investigative journalism.
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