Saora is a disorder experienced by the members of the same-named tribe in Southeastern India. They exhibit loss of memory, fainting and crying or laughing during ill-suited moments.
Apart from the inappropriate emotional expression, sufferers also report the sensation of biting. They feel insect bites all around them even though in reality there is nothing like that happening.
Doctors claim that bizarre behavior is the sufferer’s way of coping with the social pressure to live up to the family’s or community’s expectations.
However, the tribe may disagree with the doctor’s diagnosis. The Saora tribe believes that the symptoms are caused by the actions of supernatural beings who wish to marry the sufferer!