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Chapter 4 Mental Disorders. Fregoli Delusions. Fregoli Delusion or t he Delusion of Doubles People believe that different people are in fact a single person who changes appearance or is always in disguise. . The Disorder. Delusions Visual Memory Deficit Hallucinations
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Chapter 4 Mental Disorders Fregoli Delusions
  • 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.
  • The Disorder
  • Delusions
  • Visual Memory Deficit
  • Hallucinations
  • History of seizure activity
  • Deficit in self-awareness
  • Deficit in self-monitoring
  • Signs and Symptoms
  • LeopoldoFregoli- 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.
  • History
  • Antipsychotic Drugs
  • Antidepressant Medication
  • Venlafaxine
  • Fluoxetine
  • Severe Psychiatric helps
  • Treatment
  • Serious brain trauma
  • Damage to the right forward or left temporal regions of the brain
  • Causes
  • Very difficult to study
  • Syndrome can also come with many other Mental illnesses.
  • Present Day Research
  • 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.
  • Facts
  • Capgras Syndrome
  • Schizophrenia
  • Similar Syndromes
  • http://voices.yahoo.com/fregoli-syndrome-causes-symptoms-treatment-5345549.html
  • http://frontierpsychiatrist.co.uk/psychiatric-eponyms-fregoli-delusion/
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fregoli_delusion
  • Resources

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