Volume 7, Number 2 (10-2013)                   IJPBS 2013, 7(2): 91-93 | Back to browse issues page


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Ghaffari Nejad A, Mehdizadeh Zare Anari A, Pouya F. Effect of Cultural Themes on Forming Cotard’s Syndrome: Reporting a Case of Cotard’s Syndrome with Depersonalization and Out of Body Experience Symptoms. IJPBS. 2013; 7 (2) :91-93
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MD Kerman Neuroscience Research Center, Student Counseling Center, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran. Address: Student Counseling Center, Paradises of Medical University, Haft Bagh Avenue, Kerman, Iran.
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Objective: Cotard’s syndrome is a rare psychiatric syndrome. Its core symptom is nihilistic ideation or delusion. Case Report: A female patient with Cotard’s syndrome symptoms associated with out of body experience and depersonalization, and complicated grief was referred for evaluation. She believed that she was killed by a creature named "Aal" in the Persian folklore Conclusions: Cultural and superstitious beliefs could affect the forming of the complex constellation of the patient’s symptoms including Cotard’s syndrome symptoms. The resolution of symptoms might be achieved step by step.
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Type of Study: case report | Subject: Psychiatry
Received: 2013/10/7 | Accepted: 2014/01/6 | Published: 2014/01/6

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