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dc.contributor.authorMorgado, Pedropor
dc.contributor.authorRibeiro, Ricardopor
dc.contributor.authorCerqueira, João Josépor
dc.identifier.citationMorgado, P., Ribeiro, R., & Cerqueira, J. J. (2015). Cotard Syndrome without Depressive Symptoms in a Schizophrenic Patient. Case reports in psychiatry, 2015por
dc.descriptionCotard Syndrome without Depressive Symptoms in a Schizophrenic Patientpor
dc.description.abstractIntroduction . Cotard syndrome is a rare condition characterized by nihilistic delusions concerning body or life that can be found in several neuropsychiatry conditions. It is typically associated with depressive symptoms. Method . We present a case of Cotard syndrome without depressive symptoms in the context of known paranoid schizophrenia. A literature review of Cotard syndrome in schizophrenia was performed. Results . Although there are few descriptions of this syndrome in schizophrenia, patients usually present depressive mood and psychomotor retardation, features not seen in our patient. Loss of the sense of the inner self, present in schizophrenia, could explain patient’s symptomatology but neurobiological bases of this syndrome remain unclear. Conclusion . Despite not being considered in actual classifications, Cotard syndrome is still relevant and psychiatric evaluation is critical to diagnosing and treating this condition in psychiatric patients.por
dc.publisherHindawi Publishing Corporationpor
dc.titleCotard syndrome without depressive symptoms in a schizophrenic patientpor
oaire.citationTitleCase Reports in Psychiatrypor
dc.subject.fosCiências Médicas::Medicina Clínicapor
sdum.journalCase Reports in Psychiatrypor
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