David, a teenage boy seemed placid as the doctor approached his hospital bed
to give him an evaluation. His mother was seated nearby, watching every move.
The doctor walked over and introduced himself to the boy.
The boy looked right through the doctor and started screaming, "I can't see! I
The doctor had never witnessed such a dramatic example of hysterical blindness
in his entire career!
He turned to the mother and asked, "My goodness, how long has this been going
Without hesitation she replied, "Ever since you stepped between him and the