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Misidentification of the self in a patient with a psychotic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  14509205     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The central characteristic of the delusional misidentification syndromes is a delusion of personal misidentification of the self or of others. Other symptoms of psychopathology in addition to delusional misidentification may be important contributors to the misidentification of people. In this article we report the case of a man who suffered from the syndrome of subjective doubles, reverse subjective doubles associated with a psychotic disorder and post-traumatic stress disorder. The contribution of his psychiatric disorders in the genesis of delusional misidentification is explored. Capgras Syndrome was also present.
Authors:
Marci A Miller; J Arturo Silva
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Israel journal of psychiatry and related sciences     Volume:  40     ISSN:  0333-7308     ISO Abbreviation:  Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci     Publication Date:  2003  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-09-25     Completed Date:  2003-11-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8108287     Medline TA:  Isr J Psychiatry Relat Sci     Country:  Israel    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  145-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
California Coast University, Santa Ana, California, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Humans
Male
Psychotic Disorders / diagnosis*,  etiology*
Self Concept*
Severity of Illness Index
Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic / diagnosis*,  psychology*

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