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Br J Psychiatry. 1977 Nov;131:533-4.

The gaslight phenomenon--an institutional variant.

Abstract

A case of paranoid psychosis in an elderly female is reported in which recurrent episodes were apparently induced by the staff of the institution where the patient was a resident. The issues raised by this case are discussed.

PMID:
588872
DOI:
10.1192/bjp.131.5.533
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