by Carol W. Berman, M.D.
July 19, 2017
Did you ever believe someone else, invisible to you and everyone else, was living in your house? A ghost, a phantom, an alien? If so you may have “Phantom Boarder” delusions.
“Phantom Boarder” delusions have been reported in Alzheimer’s disorder and other dementias for years. In this condition, a person thinks someone else is present when there is no one there. Usually no one is actually seen, but the person has the feelingthat someone…