Cotard's syndrome: analysis of 100 cases

@article{Berros1995CotardsSA,
  title={Cotard's syndrome: analysis of 100 cases},
  author={Germ{\'a}n E. Berr{\'i}os and Rogelio Luque},
  journal={Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica},
  year={1995},
  volume={91}
}
In 1880, Jules Cotard reported a clinical state he believed was a new type of agitated melancholia. A statistical analysis has been carried out of 100 cases of Cotard's syndrome to determine how this clinical concept has fared since its inception. In terms of clinical profile, no difference was found between men and women or between underlying diagnostic categories; age seemed to increase the likelihood of developing délire des négations. Depression was reported in 89% of subjects; the most… Expand
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