Volume 39, Issue 2 (March 1994)
De Clérambault Syndrome (Erotomania) in the Criminal Justice System: Another Look at This Recurring Problem
While de Clérambault syndrome (erotomania) has long been a subject of scientific study, it has only recently become a frequent topic of media attention. A series of five individuals who were arrested for crimes related to their erotomanic delusion are presented. The psychiatric findings from this sample have potential social policy implication.