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Delusional misidentification

Garry Young

Delusional misidentification

by Garry Young

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Published by Nova Science in Hauppauge, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Delusions,
  • Capgras syndrome,
  • Capgras Syndrome -- physiopathology,
  • Delusions -- physiopathology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementGarry Young.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC553.D35 Y68 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24002654M
    ISBN 109781608769568
    LC Control Number2009052732

      The Capgras delusion is classified as a delusional misidentification syndrome, a class of delusional beliefs that involves the misidentification of people, places, or objects. It can occur in acute, transient, or chronic forms. Cases in which patients hold the belief that time has been "warped" or "substituted" have also been reported. Treatment is aimed at the underlying disorder and usually the delusion improves or clears with successful treatment of the underlying psychosis.2 Delusions of misidentification often develop later Cited by:

    Delusional misidentification syndromes are reviewed by their phenomenology, epidemiology, clinical characteristics, associated clinical findings, etiological theories, diagnostic evaluation, and treatment. Related neuropsychiatric syndromes are described and distinctions between them and delusional misidentification syndromes addressed. Current psychological and biologic-cognitive theories are Cited by: 2. Delusional misidentification syndromes and erotomania are rare entities, each with several distinct manifestations and no clearly defined treatment regimen. Here we expand upon an earlier literature review and describe the case of a year-old woman with a history of bipolar I disorder who presented after an extended period of medication nonadherence with symptoms consistent with both of.

    Delusional disorder is a challenging condition to treat. People with this condition will rarely admit that their beliefs are delusions or are problematic, and will therefore rarely seek out treatment. Delusional misidentification syndrome is an umbrella term, introduced by Christodoulou (in his book The Delusional Misidentification Syndromes, Karger, Basel, ) for a group of delusional disorders that occur in the context of mental or neurological all involve a belief that the identity of a person, object or place has somehow changed or has been altered.


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Delusional misidentification by Garry Young Download PDF EPUB FB2

Delusional misidentification syndromes are frequently observed in patients with severe close head traumas and have been described also in association with vascular and neoplastic lesions and epilepsy, especially when affecting the frontal and temporal poles especially of.

Introduction. Some sets of symptoms and signs exhibited by psychiatric patients can be challenging in terms of finding an appropriate fit within the current Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV).

Some such signs and symptoms are those that make up delusional misidentification syndromes (DMS), which are related to dissociation and identification. Delusional Misidentification Syndrome Kindle Edition by Syed Shah (Author) Format: Kindle Edition. out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide 5/5(1).

Feinberg TE and Roane DM. Delusional Misidentification. Psychiatric Delusional misidentification book of North America ; Moore BL. Matters of the Mind and the Heart: Meeting the Challenges of Alzheimer Care.

New York: Strategic Book Publishing & Rights Agency, LLC. pp. Delusional misidentification --Capgras and Frégoli delusions: the story so far --Introducing pathologies of facial recognition --The Capgras delusion --The interactionist model --Elevating the role of patient phenomenology.

Series Title: Psychiatry- theory, applications, and. Delusional misidentification syndromes (DMSs) are complex psychotic phenomena that may be present in a variety of ways within the context of several neurological and psychiatric disorders.

For all analyses, results were specific to lesions causing delusional misidentification: functional connectivity to meta-analysis regions was significantly stronger for lesions causing delusional misidentifications compared to lesions causing other neurological syndromes (P Cited by: Delusional Misidentification Syndromes.

The term delusional misidentification syndromes refers to a false belief in doubles and duplicates, and includes the syndromes of Capgras (Capgras and Reboul-Lachaux, ) and Fregoli, their variants, reduplicative paramnesia and other reduplicative phenomena.

Beginning in toddlerhood, the act of looking into a mirror is associated metaphorically with self-reflection. What more devastating blow to the self, then, is the loss of the capacity to recognize oneself in the mirror.

Delusional misidentification symptoms (DMS) have been hailed as excellent examples of the interaction between neuropathological and psychological processes. Delusional misidentification. New York: Nova Science, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors / Contributors: Garry Young.

Delusional disorder, once termed paranoia, was an important diagnosis in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Only in was it reintroduced into modern psychiatric diagnosis after being incorporated with schizophrenia.

This book provides a Brand: Cambridge University Press. Delusion of control: False belief that another person, group of people, or external force controls one's general thoughts, feelings, impulses, or behavior.

Cotard delusion: False belief that one does not exist or has died. Delusional jealousy: False belief that a spouse or Specialty: Psychiatry. Delusional misidentification syndromes are a group of delusional phenomena in which patients misidentify familiar person, objects, or self, and believe that they have been replaced or transformed.

These syndromes are delusional becau se the misiden­ tifications are false and are not correctable by experience or reason. So far, many. In the third section of the book, composed of four chapters, the author considers four conditions (paraphrenia, late paraphrenia, delusional misidentification syndrome, and folie à deux) that he thinks should be included in the category of delusional disorders.

The case that Author: Rajiv Tandon. This book has many issues that drag the book down making it unreadable even with it's original plot. The author has issues with switching points of views to the point that the reader can get lost. The Delusion by Laura L Sullivan stars sisters Phil and Fee, magician sisters who have been exiled to the country during the war so they'll remain safe/5.

Delusional misidentification symptoms (DMS) are common in Alzheimer's disease (AD) and they are frequent sources of serious distress for patients and particularly caregivers.

Another book in the Donaghue and Stainer series by Michael J. McCann, The Fregoli Delusion provides another good mystery along with information about a rare condition: The Fregoli delusion, or the delusion of doubles, is a rare disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that different people are in fact a single person who changes /5(4).

In this chapter, accounts of the major forms of delusional misidentification are given using theoretical models of the functional components underlying recognition of familiar people. Thus, Capgras syndrome is suggested to involve impairment of processes that can support ‘covert’ recognition of familiar faces in prosopagnosia.

It therefore forms a potential ‘mirror image’ of the. Delusional disorder, once termed paranoia, was an important diagnosis in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, and only in was it reintroduced into modern psychiatric diagnosis after being subsumed with schizophrenia.

This book provides a comprehensive review of delusional disorder for psychiatrists and other by: Another book in the Donaghue and Stainer series by Michael J. McCann, The Fregoli Delusion provides another good mystery along with information about a rare condition: The Fregoli delusion, or the delusion of doubles, is a rare disorder in which a person holds a delusional belief that different people are in fact a single person who changes /5.

In the delusional misidentification syndrome (DMS) a patient incorrectly identifies or reduplicates persons, places, objects, or events. The most common form of misidentification, the Capgras syndrome, is the delusional belief that people closely related to the patient have been replaced by impostors.

1 Other forms of delusional misidentification include Fregoli syndrome (the delusion that a Cited by: In delusional misidentification syndromes (DMSs), the individual everlastingly misidentifies persons, places, objects, or events.

Capgras syndrome (CS) is the most common in the umbrella term DMS [1, 2].Perhaps the best known form of DMS is the Capgras syndrome, originally described by Dr.

Joseph Capgras and his colleague, J. Reboul-Lachaux, in the early twentieth century [].Author: Aslı Enzel Koc, Cicek Hocaoglu.

Delusional misidentification syndromes (DMSs) are complex psychotic phenomena that may be present in a variety of ways within the context of several neurological and psychiatric disorders. Since the first case of Capgras syndrome was described invarious other syndromes have been identified, including Fregoli syndrome, intermetamorphosis, subjective doubles, reduplicative Cited by: 8.