Journal Published Online: 01 July 1996
Volume 41, Issue 4

Dangerous Delusional Misidentification and Homicide



A case involving a delusional misidentification syndrome associated with homicide is presented. The anglophonic literature concerning delusional misidentification and homicide is reviewed. Delusional misidentification may be a risk factor for potential violence toward others, including homicide of a delusionally misidentified person.

Author Information

Arturo Silva, J
Audie L. Murphy Memorial Veterans Hospital, San Antonio, TX
Harry, BE
University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine, Columbia, MO
Leong, GB
Harry S. Truman Memorial Veterans Hospital, Columbia, MO
Weinstock, R
West Los Angeles Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
Pages: 4
Price: $25.00
Reprints and Permissions
Reprints and copyright permissions can be requested through the
Copyright Clearance Center
Stock #: JFS13968J
ISSN: 0022-1198
DOI: 10.1520/JFS13968J