A person believes (quite wrongly) that someone else has taken on different appearances or identities.
The person believed to be doing this is usually someone well known to the person and whom, they believe, is out to 'get them' (or persecute them).
It is classed under a group of Disorders known as the Delusional (Paranoid) Disorders.
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