Philippe Duhamel

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A 58-year-old woman suffering from delusional parasitosis tried to kill her general practitioner. Her husband shared in her beliefs but lost all delusional conviction after she was compulsorily admitted to a special hospital. The case illustrates the intractable nature and potential dangerousness of some of these cases, and their affinity to paranoia.
Geographical mobility increases in all domains and on all spatial scales: tourism practices, migrations, business trips, commuting, leisure circulation and so on. It has become an important phenomenon for research in the social sciences. Nevertheless, attempts at conceptualisation are still heavily limited because mobility is rarely viewed as a system in(More)
It is hypothesized that infantile autism could represent a defensive position with variable clinical characteristics whose expressions are notably influenced by the environment. We examined a group of ten children under the age of three who were followed up on home care. Our research focused on a double-blind correlation test between two types of data: the(More)
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