doppelganger

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A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the non-dominant parietal lobe

doppelgänger

Psychiatry A delusion that a double of a person or place exists elsewhere; it is related to other defects in recognition and suggests organic disease in the nondominant parietal lobe. See Depersonalization disorder, Schizophrenia.
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(3) El tema del Doppleganger es popular en la literatura alemana tanto romantica como en la ficcion fantastica contemporanea: "The Doppleganger, a person's exact double, almost invariably turns up at the moment of that person's death ...
Penarth-born Luke describes himself as a "Justin Bieber" doppleganger who hopes the show will propel him into the limelight.
The iguana doppleganger was first spotted by the website UFO Sightings Daily who found the photograph on NASA's archives of dozens of images of the barren landscape surrounding the Curiosity Rover, Fox News reported.
Mr Taylor's 20 titles, including Shadowmancer, Wormwood and DoppleGanger Chronicles, have been translated into 51 languages, drawing glowing praise from literary critics, who hailed him as "the new CS Lewis" during a tour of the US.
"I even had a doppleganger. One day I was walking up Hardman Street and I saw this guy who looked just like me.
And he's best placed to know what the real Gordon would think - the doppleganger appeared as Gordon alongside chefs Jamie Oliver and Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall for an advert for TV series The Big Food Fight, when the real Gordon was unable to attend.
But doppleganger Herme Chua revealed a new market in erotica has opened up.
GP Taylor, the Shadowmancer author, thinks he might well have cracked the enduring problem with his latest book, The First Escape, the first in the Doppleganger series.
GP Taylor, from Whitby, broke off from promoting his latest book Doppleganger Chronicles in America to launch the competition at Berwick Hills Library.
The Justin Timberlake doppleganger may not have found the greatest punting system known to man, but he has to go down as one of the world's biggest tossers after his heads-and-tails marathon.
Kind of weird how he is some sort of doppleganger for Jason Lee while UK's Benny Fairfax looks a whole heck of a lot like Chris Pastras.
However McCormick, whose new book I Was Bono's Doppleganger is out this month, revealed: