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A 56-year-old Greek woman developed personality changes, presenting first with prominent hyper-religiosity alternating with periods of retardation, together with social disinhibition. For 10 months before, she had expressed extravagant religiosity, having previously been religiously indifferent. She had begun praying at home, reading Christian magazines and attending church frequently. She had also collected and decorated personal health folders with collages of religious pictures (figure 1). There were no problems with memory, facial recognition or visuospatial function.
On examination, she showed psychomotor agitation with severe inability to maintain concentration and could not focus on specific tasks. Nevertheless, she remained orientated to person, place and time, …
Contributors MK was involved in study conception, design and drafting of the manuscript, analysis and interpretation of data and acquisition of data. TA was involved in revising the manuscript for content, analysis and interpretation of data. DP was involved in revising the manuscript for content, analysis and interpretation of data. PI was involved in study conception, design and drafting of the manuscript, analysis and interpretation of data and acquisition of data and study supervision.
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