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Heautoscopy, epilepsy, and suicide.
  1. P Brugger,
  2. R Agosti,
  3. M Regard,
  4. H G Wieser,
  5. T Landis
  1. Department of Neurology, University Hospital Zürich, Switzerland.


    Heautoscopy (the doppelgänger experience), epilepsy, and suicide is a triad primarily known from literary accounts. This paper reports a patient with complex partial seizures who tried to commit suicide during the experience of heautoscopy.

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