Delusions

Some articles on delusions, delusion:

Delusions Of Grandeur (Srl)
... Delusions of Grandeur Srl is a ready-to-wear fashion label based in Italy ... is a reference to the psychotic disorder of delusions of grandeur ...
Delusionism - Types - Persecutory Delusions
... Persecutory delusions are the most common type of delusions and involve the theme of being followed, harassed, cheated, poisoned or drugged, conspired against, spied on ... Persecutory delusions are a condition in which the affected person wrongly believes that they are being persecuted ... According to the DSM-IV-TR, persecutory delusions are the most common form of delusions in schizophrenia, where the person believes they are "being tormented, followed, tricked, spied on, or ridiculed." In the ...
Delusionism - Causes
... Explaining the causes of delusions continues to be challenging and several theories have been developed ... Another theory is the dysfunctional cognitive processing, which states that delusions may arise from distorted ways people have of explaining life to ... A third theory is called motivated or defensive delusions ...
Mental Status Examination - Domains - Thought Content
... of thought content would describe a patient's delusions, overvalued ideas, obsessions, phobias and preoccupations ... A delusion can be defined as "a false, unshakeable idea or belief which is out of keeping with the patient's educational, cultural and social background.. ... The patient's delusions may be described as persecutory or paranoid delusions, delusions of reference, grandiose delusions, erotomanic delusions, delusional jealousy or delusional misidentification ...
Grandiose Delusions - Epidemiology
... Stompe and colleagues (2006) found that grandiosity remains as the second most common delusion after persecutory delusions ... A variation in the occurrence of grandiosity delusions in schizophrenic patients across cultures has also been observed ... (2000), grandiose delusions appeared in 74% of the patients who were 21 or lower at the time of the onset, while they occurred only in 40% of individuals 30 years or older at the time of the onset ...

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    Some are able and humane men and some are low-grade individuals with the morals of a goat, the artistic integrity of a slot machine, and the manners of a floorwalker with delusions of grandeur.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)