Home Health Love interrupted: Neuroanatomy behind delusional misidentification syndromes

Love interrupted: Neuroanatomy behind delusional misidentification syndromes

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Photo by Josh Rose/StockSnap.io Capgras syndrome is a rare disorder in which patients recognize a family member but experience that person as unfamiliar, leading to the conclusion that an impostor is impersonating their loved one.

Neuroscientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) have mapped the brain injuries — or lesions — that result in delusional misidentification syndromes, rare disorders that leave patients convinced people and places aren’t really as they seem.

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