The emergence of delusional companions in Alzheimer's disease: An unusual misidentification syndrome

@article{Shanks2002TheEO,
  title={The emergence of delusional companions in Alzheimer's disease: An unusual misidentification syndrome},
  author={Michael Fraser Shanks and Annalena Venneri},
  journal={Cognitive Neuropsychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={7},
  pages={317 - 328}
}
Introduction. Misidentifications in the course of organic diseases, including Alzheimer's disease (AD), have been associated with right sided brain dysfunction. The reasons for this association might be clarified by investigating the contribution of neurobiological, cognitive and emotional factors to distinctive types of misidentification. Methods. This study reports the cases of three patients with AD presenting a novel misidentification delusion in which objects with intrinsically comforting… 
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