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Investigation of the cerebral blood flow of an Omani man with supposed ‘spirit possession’ associated with an altered mental state : a case report

Overview of attention for article published in Journal of Medical Case Reports, December 2009
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Title
Investigation of the cerebral blood flow of an Omani man with supposed ‘spirit possession’ associated with an altered mental state : a case report
Published in
Journal of Medical Case Reports, December 2009
DOI 10.1186/1752-1947-3-9325
Pubmed ID
Authors

Amr A Guenedi, Ala'Alddin Al Hussaini, Yousif A Obeid, Samir Hussain, Faisal Al-Azri, Samir Al-Adawi

Abstract

The view that spirits may possess humans is found in 90% of the world population, including Arab/Islamic societies. Despite the association between possessive states and various neurological and psychiatric disorders, the available literature has yet to correlate possessive states with functional brain imaging modalities such as single-photon-emission computed tomography.

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Mendeley readers

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
South Africa 1 6%
United Kingdom 1 6%
Zimbabwe 1 6%
Unknown 14 82%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Bachelor 4 24%
Professor 3 18%
Researcher 3 18%
Unspecified 3 18%
Student > Master 3 18%
Other 1 6%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 4 24%
Unspecified 4 24%
Neuroscience 2 12%
Nursing and Health Professions 2 12%
Psychology 1 6%
Other 4 24%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 3. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 14 November 2017.
All research outputs
#6,131,320
of 12,140,050 outputs
Outputs from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#331
of 1,975 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#56,093
of 154,961 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Journal of Medical Case Reports
#4
of 13 outputs
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