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Delusional psychosis that one is infected with parasites

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Ekbom's syndrome

May also be accompanied by a physical sensation of parasites crawling around or burrowing into the skin

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Nihilistic delusion that one is dead, lost all ones possession, does not exist or decaying

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Cotard syndrome

Can be a feature of severe depression

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A 2 year old girl is brought to the GP by her parents. They say here behaviour has changed drastically over the last 3 months; she is screaming and has stopped interacting with thosse around her. She is also finding it increasingly difficult to walk and feed herself. Previously, her developmental milestone where normal

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Rett's syndromes

Neurodevelopmental disorder where developmental decline occurs after 1-2 years of age following a normal initial development .

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Association of obesity with sleep apnoea and hypersomnia

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Pickwickian syndrome

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Delusional belief that someone of a higher social status is in love with them

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

De Clerambault's syndrome

Erotomania
Commoner in women

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A 28 year old women is in court charged with benefit fraud. When asked how many children she has, she replies 73. When asked to confirm her real name she say " Mary Queen of Scott's" (not her real name)

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Ganser's syndrome

Factitious disorder in which people give approximate answer to simple question that show that they understand the underlying theme of the question asked

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Factitious disorder where people repeatedly feign illness or self inflict pathology for the sole purpose of seeking medical attention

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Munchausen's syndrome

If inflict pathology or feign illness in another person for whom they are responsible e.g child then it is munchausen's by proxy

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A 42 year old woman who is estranged from her physically abusive husband attend the GP in tears. She is upset because she thinks her former husband is following her, in disguise as her sister

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Fregoli's syndrome

Delusion that a persecutor is able to change into many different forms and disguise themselves to look like other people

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Feeling of a delusional intensity that ones partner is being unfaithful

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Othello syndrome

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Delusional belief that a close acquaintance has been replaced by an identical double

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Capgras' syndrome

Most commonly seen in schizophrenia

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A 32 year old man present to his GP with abdominal distension, insomnia, urinary frequency, constipation, cravings for beetroot with ice cream. His wife is pregnant as 39 weeks gestation

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Couvade syndrome

Occurs in males around the time of birth of their child. Experience symptoms simmilar to that of pregancy, can experience labour like contraction pains

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Delusion in one person becomes shared by someone close to them

Capgras' syndrome
Cotard's syndrome
Couvade syndrome
De Clerambault's syndrome
Ekbom's syndrome
Folie a deux
Fregoli's syndrome
Ganser syndrome
Munchausen's syndrome
Othello syndrome
Rett's syndrome
Pickwickian syndrome
Tourette's syndrome

Follie a deux

Simmilar effect can occur in 3 or more people
- follie a trois
- follie a plusieurs

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Syndrome of complex vivid visual hallucinations that occur in people with severe visual impairment

Charles bonnet syndrome