Autoscopic Syndrome

¿ What is the Autoscopic Syndrome ?

Like the Capgras’s Syndrome, the Autoscopic Syndrome consists of the delusional experience of a double.

In the Autoscopic Syndrome, however, the double is not a person from the patient environment but the patient himself.

The patient claims to see a person nearby who looks exactly like himself, talks, dresses, and act as he does.

Autoscopic Syndrome may occurs in Schizophrenia and in some Neurological disease.

(Edited by Dr. María Moya Guirao, MD)


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