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This car has Mickey tail lights, right? I'm not just seeing things? Photo by Marty.

Psychiatrists identify “Hidden Mickey Syndrome”

Those who suffer from the disorder usually don't think they're suffering. WASHINGTON, DC -- The American Psychiatric Association has identified a new mental disorder: Hidden Mickey Syndrome. The malady is characterized by subjects, usually longtime Disney fans, seeing the shape of Mickey Mouse's head in everyday objects around them. The term "Hidden Mickeys" comes from Disney-built theme parks, where craftsmen intentionally included images of Mickey Mouse in the park construction. While they can be more complicated, the image is usually the simple three-circle outline: the ... Read more