Selective impairment in the retrieval of family relationships in person identification: a case study of delusional misidentification.

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We describe a 74-year-old, right-handed woman who exhibited a peculiar form of delusional misidentification due to Alzheimer's disease (AD) combined with idiopathic normal pressure hydrocephalus (iNPH). The patient's most distinctive symptom was that she often misidentified her daughters as her sisters. She had severe atrophy of the bilateral medial… (More)

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@article{Abe2007SelectiveII, title={Selective impairment in the retrieval of family relationships in person identification: a case study of delusional misidentification.}, author={Nobuhito Abe and Hiroshi Ishii and Toshikatsu Fujii and Aya Ueno and Eunjoo Lee and Toshiyuki Ishioka and Etsuro Mori}, journal={Neuropsychologia}, year={2007}, volume={45 13}, pages={2902-9} }