Real Life Vampire Addicted To Human Blood

8 years, 10 months ago
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About a month ago the Ghost Diaries stumbled upon an utterly chilling case of a Turkish man who is physically addicted to human blood. In light of all the recent zombie claims due to bath salts, government experiments, etc., we thought a real-life vampire counterpart would make an interesting addition to our chest of paranormal curios.

Likely as the result of childhood abuse and more recent tragedies, including witnessing the death of his child and the beheading of a friend, the man in question developed multiple personalities, dissociative identity disorder (DID), post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), chronic depression and alcohol abuse. According to doctors at the Denizli Military Hospital in southwestern Turkey, we can add vampirism to that list as well.

Our Dracula, as we see, already had a laundry list of mental disorders. In addition to the ones listed above, he also had an imaginary friend that he talked to. Apparently, it is this ‘friend’ who urged him to become violent.

The vampire activity began with cutting and self-mutilation, common symptoms of psychiatric disorders. Using a razor blade, the man sliced various parts of his body and drained the blood into a glass. After a while, the man told investigators, his desire for blood became no different than his body’s need for air, prompting him to take more drastic measures to procure fresh blood. One of these new measures included hunting for the blood of others.

Evidently, he began stabbing and biting strangers, a habit which got him arrested twice. When this tactic proved too difficult to sustain, the man enlisted his father to acquire bags of blood from local blood banks.

According to a report published last month by the Journal of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, since undergoing psychiatric treatment and medication our Dracula’s blood drinking has abated. But he still suffers from dissociative symptoms.

And, despite his multiple disorders, he’s very lucid about one fact: as soon as he stops taking his pills the thirst for blood will return.

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  • Porphyria help

    I am a Medical Assistant in training and have been researching cases of porphyria verses people who have a mental condition that leads them to believe they are vampires. The two cases are very different. Porphyria is a real thing and this is not. I believe people can think they are vampires either through mental illness or demonic possession/influence. Its hard enough for Porphyria patients, but people like this man just need to be committed. Porphyria is not kewl, its a terrible disease. Their skin is phototoxic and their diet is extremely complex. They do not drink blood nor do they need too. Whats in the movies is not true. This man is not kewl, he is just sick and needs the Lord Jesus Christ.

    • Thomas13

      What kind of medical assistant are you talking about? Just curious…..

  • We agree that it’s not kewl. Not sure what the Lord would do for him…unless it was the blood of Christ.

  • jo

    i want to be come a ampire

  • sallyfield

    it’s pathetic that people actually believe this shit