The particular “glass delusion” is a psychiatric condition, recorded in the late…


The “ glass delusion” is a psychiatric disorder, recorded in the late Middle Ages in which the sufferers believed themselves to be made out of glass and likely to shatter into pieces. A single famous early sufferer was King Charles VI of France who refused to allow others to touch your pet and wore protective clothing to prevent himself from “ shattering”. To maintain a perfectly serene environment he or she required all the windows in his palace to remain shut and that anyone who approached him to do so on tip-toe.