Capgras

Cap·gras

(kăh'grah),
Jean Marie Joseph, French psychiatrist, 1873-1950. See: Capgras phenomenon, Capgras syndrome.
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Neurodegenerative syndromes are neuropsychiatric disorders that very frequently include psychotic symptoms, such as paranoid delusions, delusions of marital infidelity, Capgras syndrome, or folie a deux.
Additionally, literature describes "Capgras syndrome" - experiencing that acquaintances are replaced by similar persons, "Fragola syndrome" - experiencing that acquaintances are disguised as strangers and "reduplicative paramnesia" when patients have the impression of duplicated place or location [28].
Capgras syndrome (CS), late-onset schizophrenia (LOS) and refractory schizophrenia are relatively common conditions in psychiatric practice.
Neurologists and other researchers from Europe and the US discuss Ganser syndrome; Cotard syndrome; Capgras syndrome and other delusional misidentification syndromes; De Clerambault syndrome, Othello syndrome, Folie C deux, and variants; Couvade syndrome; possessions; conversion, factitious disorder, and malingering; Munchausen syndrome; camptocormia; glossolalia and aphasia; violent behavior; culture-specific hyperstartle-plus syndromes; the dancing manias or mass psychogenic illness; and the Alice-in-Wonderland syndrome.
Capgras syndrome is a delusional disorder characterized by The belief that a familiar person has been replaced by a visually similar imposter or replica.
With facial recognition, transient misidentification, abnormal self-identification, Capgras syndrome (denial of a familiar person and identifying them as a replacement, imposter, or double), and in some cases prosopagnosia (disordered recognition of familiar faces) have been described [150].
Capgras syndrome, a delusion where a person has been substituted by an imposter with a similar outward, is also common in DLB and is associated with higher rates of visual hallucinations and anxiety [21].
Esto se observa en los sindromes de mala identificacion descritos por Feinberg (delirios de Capgras, Fregoli) por afeccion del self relacional (19) de predominio en lesiones derechas, asi como en debilitamiento de la prueba de realidad y confusion del sueno/vigilia, en ocasiones con paramnesia reduplicativa, en lesiones orbitofrontales extensas (20).
The Capgras delusion is a psychiatric disorder characterised by the belief that one's friends, relatives and peers have been replaced by lookalikes.
Knott's pots with Capgras syndrome are only two of the chapter's many delights.
In Capgras syndrome, familiar people seem foreign (the opposite of deja vu).
Some specific forms of delusions such as the Cotard syndrome (implying nihilistic delusions, hypochondriacal delusions, and delusions of immortality) [10-12], Capgras syndrome (including having the conviction that a family member or friend has been replaced by another), and Othello syndrome (being described as a delusional jealousy) have further been named [13,14], the latter showing an association with dopamine agonist therapy and an improvement after its reduction.