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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 35  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 400-401

Recurrent dissociative fugue


1 Department of Psychiatry, Regional Mental Hospital, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Pharmacology, Indira Gandhi Government Medical College, Nagpur, Maharashtra, India

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DOI: 10.4103/0253-7176.122239

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Dissociative fugue is a rarely reported diagnostic entity. It is one of the least understood and yet clinically one of the most fascinating disorders in mental health. Here, we describe a case of fugue in a 32-year-old man who was brought to mental hospital with complete loss of memory for events pertaining to identity of self. This case illustrates the nature of presentation in hospital setting like mental hospital and effort taken to reintegrate his identity and reunite with his family.


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