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Capgras' syndrome

Capgras' syndrome: Introduction

Capgras' syndrome: A rare delusional disorder where the patient believes that a friend or relative has been replaced by a double or imposter. They may even view themselves as a double. The disorder is often associated with schizophrenia or some sort of brain injury or damage. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Capgras' syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Capgras' syndrome

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Capgras' syndrome: Related Patient Stories

Capgras' syndrome: Complications

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Causes of Capgras' syndrome

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Capgras' syndrome: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Misdiagnosis and Capgras' syndrome

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ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults. Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has usually been overlooked...read more »

Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder) often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians. Many...read more »

Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with an eating disorder is female. The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or have a delayed diagnosis. See ...read more »

Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be undiagnosed in teenagers. The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression to be overlooked. See ...read more »

Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression) may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders). Failure to diagnose these...read more »

Capgras' syndrome: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Hospitals & Clinics: Capgras' syndrome

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Capgras' syndrome: Rare Types

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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Capgras' syndrome

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Capgras' syndrome: Broader Related Topics

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Definitions of Capgras' syndrome:

A psychotic disorder characterized by the patient's belief that acquaintances or closely related persons have been replaced by doubles or imposters. - (Source - Diseases Database)

 

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