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How to become a werewolf: Everything you ever wanted to know about lycanthrope mythology, but were afraid to ask

Abstract This research paper surveys modern and historical werewolf legend, looking for universal commonalities and discrepancies. Peer reviewed papers, books, historical documents, and web based resources were utilized to paint a comprehensive picture. Various issues on lycanthropy are reviewed herein, such as; terminology, modern fiction, ancient mythology, voluntary and involuntary lycanthropy, medical illnesses that fueled …

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