Mass hysteria typically begins when an individual becomes ill or hysterical during a period of stress. After this initial individual shows symptoms, others begin to manifest similar symptoms, typically nausea, muscle weakness, fits or headache.
Sightings of religious miracles are often attributed to mass hysteria.
Cases of moral panic often have symptoms that overlap with mass hysteria.
In search of answers to the many questions in Le Roy ; The illness afflicting 18 teens has spurred speculation on what's behind it all.
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