Planting a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer's disease in a person's mind.

Abstract

Objective: There is an extensive corpus of knowledge about how misinformation may distort autobiographical memories. A diagnostic error can be conceptualised as a form of misinformation. Methods: The authors discuss the case of a 58-year-old woman who was given a misdiagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease. Results: The patient was deeply convinced that the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1601-5215.2011.00586.x

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