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Othello Syndrome

G Asha Rani, Fabiola M Dhanaraj

Citation Information : Rani GA, Dhanaraj FM. Othello Syndrome. 2020; 11 (1):20-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10086-0006

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2020

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2020; The Author(s).


Othello syndrome is a psychological disorder where either the husband or the wife is preoccupied with the thought that the partner is being unfaithful without having any real proof and manifests with a delusional jealousy. This case study is that of a 45-year-old man who has this problem and presented to the hospital. A complete detailed history of the patient is important. The line of management is antipsychotic drugs and psychological and social therapies.

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