Capgras delusion

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Etymology[edit]

After Joseph Capgras (1873-1950), French psychiatrist.

Noun[edit]

Capgras delusion (plural Capgras delusions)

  1. (psychiatry) A delusion in which the sufferer believes that a friend, spouse or family member has been replaced by an identical-looking impostor.

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