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Prosopagnosia

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Inability to identify faces of people known by the patient (Bodamer, 1947).

 

Exploration: The presence of prosopagnosia can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

Bodamer J. Die Prosop-Agnosie. Arch Psych Nervenkr 1947; 179: 6–53.

 

July 13, 2017