About the book
Less known syndromes in psychiatry have been described in very early years. However, their place, clinical presentation, etiology and treatment in diagnosis classifications are still unknown. Frégoli syndrome, Capgras’ Syndrome, Cotard’s Syndrome, de Clerambault's syndrome, Alice in Wonderland Syndrome, and Folie à deux are the foremost less known syndromes in psychiatry. These syndromes can be seen during psychiatric disorders such as psychotic disorders, schizophrenia, mood disorders, delirium, dementia, and can be seen in neurological and neurosurgical diseases such as epilepsy, intracranial mass, stroke, and migraine. In other words, these syndromes are related to many medical, neurological and neurosurgical disciplines. These syndromes may sometimes appear as the first symptoms of mental or neurological disease and sometimes during the disease. The presence of these symptoms may indicate treatment resistance, negative response, and poor prognosis. Therefore, early diagnosis is important. Clinicians' recognition of these syndromes and treatment planning will positively affect the treatment of the patient and improve the quality of life of the patient.
In this book project, it is aimed to raise awareness with the results of current researches that may shed light on the less known syndromes in psychiatry. I believe that the book will be a resource to shed light on mental health professionals and other disciplinary employees.