Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Graziella Magherini

  • Stendhal syndrome, a hazard of tourism

    Michelangelo‚Äôs tomb Basilica of Santa Croce Florence, Italy Travel may well broaden the mind, but it may also affect it in some strange ways; and tourists have developed a variety of symptoms when overwhelmed by the place they had always dreamed to visit. Some merely became dizzy, had palpitations, or broke into a profuse sweat.…