Capgras syndrome for persons

Dictionary of Hallucinations. . 2010.

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  • 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 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

  • syndrome — The aggregate of symptoms and signs associated with any morbid process, and constituting together the picture of the disease. SEE ALSO: disease. [G. s., a running together, tumultuous concourse; (in med.) a concurrence of symptoms, fr. syn,… …   Medical dictionary

  • Délire d'illusion des sosies de Capgras — Le délire d illusion des sosies de Capgras (parfois appelé illusion des sosies ou délire d illusion des sosies ou encore syndrome de Capgras) est un trouble psychiatrique dans lequel le patient, tout en étant parfaitement capable d identifier la… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • misidentification syndrome —    Also known as delusional misidentification syndrome. Both terms are used as an umbrella term for a diverse group of conditions in which the affected individual consistently misidentifies a person, object, place, or event. The symptoms and… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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