Matthew Parra, MD


That’s Not My Child: A Case of Capgras Syndrome

May 20, 2011

Mary, aged 40 years, was referred for psychiatric evaluation out of concern that a mental health diagnosis was interfering with her ability to appropriately and safely care for her child. The patient had stated on numerous occasions that her 9-year-old daughter, had been placed in the custody of Child Protective Services and replaced by an imposter.