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Chapter 4 Mental Disorders. » Fregoli Delusion or the Delusion of Doubles People believe that different people are in fact a single person who changes.

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1 Chapter 4 Mental Disorders

2 » Fregoli Delusion or the Delusion of Doubles People believe that different people are in fact a single person who changes appearance or is always in disguise.

3 Delusions Visual Memory Deficit Hallucinations History of seizure activity Deficit in self-awareness Deficit in self-monitoring

4 » Leopoldo Fregoli- Italian actor » P. Courbon and G. Fail- First to report the condition in a 1927 paper. » - Studied a 27-year-old woman living in London.

5 » Antipsychotic Drugs » Antidepressant Medication -Venlafaxine -Fluoxetine -Severe Psychiatric helps

6 » Serious brain trauma » Damage to the right forward or left temporal regions of the brain

7 » Very difficult to study » Syndrome can also come with many other Mental illnesses.

8 » The syndrome is considered a rare condition commonly linked to schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, and other organic illnesses. » Patients exhibited several factors including schizophrenia, HIV, mild dementia, head trauma, and possibly seizure disorder—which had a detrimental effect on their brain.

9 » Capgras Syndrome » Schizophrenia

10 » causes-symptoms-treatment html causes-symptoms-treatment html » eponyms-fregoli-delusion/ eponyms-fregoli-delusion/ »


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