Capgras delusion

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Capgras delusion — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = 32606 ICD10 = ICD9 = ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D002194 The Capgras delusion (or Capgras syndrome) is a rare disorder in which a person holds a… …   Wikipedia

  • Capgras delusion — noun A delusion in which the sufferer believes that a friend, spouse or family member has been replaced by an identical looking impostor. Syn: Capgras syndrome …   Wiktionary

  • Capgras' syndrome —    Also known as Capgras syndrome, Capgras syndrome for persons, Capgras delusion, illusion des sosies, illusion of doubles, and illusion of false recognition. The eponym Capgras syndrome refers to the French psychiatrist Jean Marie Joseph… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

  • Capgras-Syndrom — Klassifikation nach ICD 10 F22 Wahnsyndrom mit Personenverkennung im Sinne der Doppelgänger Illusion …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Delusion — This article is about psychiatric condition. For the concept in Eastern spirituality, see Delusion (spirituality). Delusionism redirects here. For Wikipedia delusionism (also known as inletionism ), see meta:delusionism. See also: Delusional… …   Wikipedia

  • Capgras' syndrome — (illusion of doubles) the delusion that a person closely involved with the patient has been replaced by an identical looking impostor. It is often, but not necessarily, a form of paranoid schizophrenia. J. M. J. Capgras (1873 1950), French… …   Medical dictionary

  • Capgras' syndrome — illusion of doubles the delusion that a person closely involved with the patient has been replaced by an identical looking impostor. It is often, but not necessarily, a symptom of paranoid schizophrenia. [M. J. Capgras (1873–1950), French… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Fregoli delusion — The Fregoli delusion or Fregoli syndrome is a rare disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that different people are in fact a single person who changes appearance or is in disguise. The syndrome may be related to a brain lesion and… …   Wikipedia

  • Monothematic delusion — A monothematic delusion is a delusional state that only concerns one particular topic. This is contrasted by what is sometimes called multi thematic or polythematic delusions where the person has a range of delusions (typically the case of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cotard delusion — The Cotard delusion or Cotard s syndrome or Walking Corpse Syndrome[1] is a rare neuropsychiatric disorder in which people hold a delusional belief that they are dead (either figuratively or literally), do not exist, are putrefying, or have lost… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”