My Dad is Dhoni –Report of an Unusual Case of Delusional Misidentification Syndrome

  • VG Vinuprasad
  • TR John

Abstract

Delusional misidentification syndromes are a group of symptoms seen in different forms in diverse neuropsychiatric conditions. Most reported cases are of adults with psychotic or organic disorders. Here we report a case of a variant of delusional misidentification syndrome in an adolescent boy with subnormal intelligence. During a manic episode, he developed a delusion that it was his father who was playing in disguise as Indian cricket team captain all these years, and also identified his sister as his wife. 

Author Biography

VG Vinuprasad

Assistant Professor,

Department of psychiatry

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Published
2015-05-03
How to Cite
Vinuprasad, V., & John, T. (2015). My Dad is Dhoni –Report of an Unusual Case of Delusional Misidentification Syndrome. Kerala Journal of Psychiatry, 28(1), 38 -. https://doi.org/10.30834/KJP.28.1.2015.7