A romantic delusion: de Clerambaults syndrome in dementia

Geriatrics and Gerontology International, 05/07/2012

Misinterpretation of events is common in brain disease, especially with diffuse or multifocal disorders, but erotomania has rarely been reported in dementia. The relationship between dementia and de Clerambault's syndrome remains uncertain. Erotic delusion arising late in life should be thoroughly investigated to rule out organicity.

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