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Capgras Syndrome

Dhivagar Subbarayan, Jasmine Farhana

Citation Information : Subbarayan D, Farhana J. Capgras Syndrome. 2020; 13 (2):46-48.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10084-12151

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 13-08-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Capgras syndrome is a neuropsychiatric disorder, and it is also known as impostor syndrome. People who experience this syndrome will have an irrational belief that someone they know or recognize has been replaced by an impostor. The Capgras syndrome can affect anyone, but it is more common in females and rare cases in children. There is no prescribed treatment plan for people who are affected with Capgras syndrome, but there is a supportive psychotherapeutic measure to overcome this delusional disorder.


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