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Capgras Syndrome

Capgras Syndrome Or Public Delusion

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 07.08.2016 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Why should people imagine that public figures and celebrities have been replaced by doubles? It's a strange concept. I can understand individual psyc...

Synecdoche, New York Revisited

Francis Levy | Posted 07.30.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

In Charlie Kaufman's Synecdoche, New York (2008), Philip Seymour Hoffman plays a character who is suffering from a number of symptoms, but it soon becomes apparent that the real culprit is existence.

North By Northwest

Francis Levy | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

Can the scene where Roger Thornhill (Cary Grant) and Eve Kendall (Eva Marie Saint) descend Mount Rushmore in North by Northwest, which was recently re...

Confronting Your Walking Alter Ego

Francis Levy | Posted 11.04.2013 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Meet the walking alter egos talking earnestly to their proclivities. "I know that I don't need to eat sugar and that sugar is as lethal to me as meat ...

Ever Thought Your Loved One Was An Impostor? Understanding Capgras Syndrome

Carol W. Berman, M.D. | Posted 09.04.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol W. Berman, M.D.

Did you ever look at your husband or wife and feel that person is an impostor? Janet, a 24-year-old graduate student, came home from a stressful day at school and found a man she thought was a stranger in her bed.