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Year : 1996  |  Volume : 38  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 148-153

Capgras Syndrome and Organic Brain Dysfunction


1 Reader, Department of Psychiatry, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi-11009, India
2 Psychiatrist, Institute of Human Behaviour, Shahdara, Delhi-110095, India
3 Director, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry, Lady Hadinge Medical College, Delhi - 110001, India

Correspondence Address:
M S Bhatia
Reader, Department of Psychiatry, University College of Medical Sciences & Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital, Shahadara, Delhi-11009
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Capgras Syndrome was described in the late nineteenth century but its exact pathogenesis is still a source of controversy. Some believe its origin is due to psychodynamic factors whereas others have found the evidence of a generalized or localized brain lesion. We report three cases of Capgras Syndrome occurring in association with frontal lobe lesion.



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