Recognizing Anachoristic Identity Confusion (AIC): A Case Study by Dr. Fisch
Patients with AIC often present a pervasive indifference to life making it difficult to differentiate from other depressive disorders. Since AIC is unrelated to hormone levels, prescribing anti-depressants does not relieve the symptoms, and frequently exacerbates them.
To accurately diagnose AIC, patients should be interviewed extensively about their emotional responses to different aspects of their life in order to determine the root of a patients depressive moods.
AIC most commonly presents in patients who have been stationary their entire life.
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