Reduplicative paramnesia

  title={Reduplicative paramnesia},
  author={D. Frank Benson and Howard Gardner and John C. Meadows},
  pages={147 - 147}
A striking behavioral abnormality is described in three individuals who had had severe head trauma. At a point when general mnestic capabilities had returned to a near normal level, the patients persistently relocated the hospital at another geographical site, even in the face of compelling counter-evidence. The strong parallels in the etiology and course of the three cases justify the positing of a syndrome, here termed reduplicative paramnesia. A neuropsychologic analysis of the disorder… 
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