Case Report

Fregoli syndrome in schizophrenia: about a case report

Salma Hentati*, Rim Masmoudi, Fatma Guermazi, Farah Cherif, Ines Feki, Imen Baati, Rim Sallemi and Jawaher Masmoudi

Published: 31 May, 2022 | Volume 6 - Issue 1 | Pages: 021-022

A Fregoli syndrome, just like Capgras Syndrome, Double Subjective Syndrome, and Inter metamorphosis Syndrome, belongs to the group of delusion misidentification syndromes. It is a rare neuropsychiatric pathology that could affect the brain with repercussions on behavior. It is the belief that a familiar person is disguised as a strange person by taking a different physical appearance but remains the same person psychologically. This entity has heterogonous etiologies, occurring mainly in the setting of organic diseases, affective disorders, or schizophrenia. In this article, we proposed to expose a case of a schizophrenic patient who developed Fregoli syndrome.

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Fregoli; Schizophrenia; Delusion; Misidentification


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