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Related to Othello syndrome: erotomania, Capgras syndrome, Cotard Syndrome, Alice in Wonderland syndrome, Fregoli syndrome
a delusional belief in the infidelity of one's spouse.
[Othello, Shakespearean character]
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Othello syndromeErotic jealousy, alcoholic paranoia Psychiatry A delusion of spousal infidelity, a form of psychotic paranoia that is primary or more commonly, a symptom of organic 'psychopathies'–senile dementia, boxer encephalopathy, alcoholism
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Othello,one of Shakespeare's characters.
Othello syndrome - delusions of infidelity of one's sexual partner; onset usually in 4th decade of life; may be a feature of depressive psychosis, epilepsy, or alcoholism. Synonym(s): erotic jealousy
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