• Capgras
  • Caregivers of individuals with Capgras syndrome, who are often the target of the delusion and spend the most time with the individual with DLB, reported higher caregiver burden than caregivers of those without Capgras syndrome and expressed more depressive symptoms. (lbda.org)
  • Additionally, cholinesterase inhibitors may also heighten attention, prompting more distress in patients who experience Capgras delusions. (lbda.org)
  • This would suggest that Capgras delusions, visual hallucinations and other disorders of identification may share common causes. (lbda.org)
  • The Capgras syndrome, more commonly known as the Capgras delusion, is a unique disorder that is often found in individuals with schizophrenia. (mademan.com)
  • The Capgras syndrome is marked by a delusion in which a family member, spouse, or other close person is replaced by an imposter that is identical in appearance, from the perspective of the patient. (mademan.com)
  • It is often argued that the Capgras syndrome (delusion) should be regarded as a symptom and not something independent. (mademan.com)
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  • One fairly common delusion is a recurrent, temporary belief that a familiar person, often a close family member or caregiver, or location has been replaced by an identical imposter. (lbda.org)