Editorial

Paranoid Delusions?

Authors: Ronald C. Hamdy, MD, FRCP, FACP

Abstract

The neighbors were concerned. They insisted on seeing me before I saw the patient. “Something has to be done!” they said several times. “It is not fair to let Aunt Liz,” as Mrs. Elizabeth Brown is known to them, “live on her own any longer. Doctor, you must convince her to go to a nursing home or an assisted living facility. We have tried our very best to care for her, but it is now almost impossible.” I looked quizzically at the young resident who had seen Mrs. Brown.

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