Comprehensive Therapy

, Volume 28, Issue 3, pp 238–240 | Cite as

Capgras syndrome responding to the antidepressant mirtazapine

  • Hani Raoul Khouzam
Original Article


A new onset of Capgras syndrome, delusional misidentification, developed in an elderly gentleman. Treatment with the antidepressant mirtazapine led to the remission. Suggestions are made for both dynamic and medical bases for Capgras syndrome and possible antipsychotic effects of mirtazapine.


Thyroid Stimulation Hormone Mirtazapine Primary Hypothyroidism Comp THER Antipsychotic Effect 
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© Humana Press Inc. 2002

Authors and Affiliations

  • Hani Raoul Khouzam
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Health Care SystemVeterans Affairs Central CaliforniaFresnoUSA
  2. 2.Chemical Dependency Treatment Program (VACCHCS)University of California San Francisco Medical SchoolFresno
  3. 3.Medical Education ProgramUniversity Of California San Francisco Medical SchoolFresno

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