Reduplicative Paramnesia

A clinical sign. Specifically, a form of confusion as to location which results in memories of familiar places being incorrectly merged or relocated (ie. `duplicated`). McCarthy and Warrington (1990) offer the example of patients who think that their hospital room is some sort of an extension to their original dwelling place. Stuss and Benson (1986...
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reduplicative paramnesia

(from the article `memory abnormality`) ...in paranoid states. Kraepelin also wrote of associative memory deceptions, as when a person meeting someone for the first time claims to have seen ... Reduplication is observed mainly among acutely confused or severely amnesic people; for example, a patient may say that he has been in one or mo...
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Reduplicative paramnesia

Reduplicative paramnesia is the delusional belief that a place or location has been duplicated, existing in two or more places simultaneously, or that it has been `relocated` to another site. It is one of the delusional misidentification syndromes and, although rare, is most commonly associated with acquired brain injury, particularly simultaneo.....
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