As these delusions
ballooned, so did their manifestations through words and actions.
This type of delusion
has been considered characteristic of schizophrenia, but not exclusive or specific of it.
had the fifth highest average delusion
rate at 22.67 percent.
In this study, about half (51.2%) of all patients had a delusion
, and the delusion
of other persons are stealing (35.3%) was the most common, followed by delusion
of self is in danger (21.3%).
Functional neuroimaging studies of drug-induced and endogenous early psychosis reveal PEs in frontal cortex in response to unsurprising events--PE intensity correlates with delusion
severity (Corlett et al.
are the hallmark of psychotic disorders (1).
Folie a deux, or induced delusional disorder, refers to the transference of delusions
from the primary person (inducer) to a secondary person (recipient).
Thus, the author begins by outlining an interesting history of delusion
, pointing out the overwhelming role played by the primary delusion
of Jaspers and by the sensitive delusion
of Kretschmer in the evolution of delusional ideation as a concept.
Davis of the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minn, noting that anxiety, depression, and medications such as opioids or treatments for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder can contribute to the delusions
Key words: prodrome, primary delusion
, culture, sociopolitical environment, behavior
Let's face it, advertising is not exactly immune to delusions
. Damn it, we seem to collect them.
REVOLUTIONS OF THE HEART GENDER, POWER AND THE DELUSIONS
Cotard's Syndrome (CS) is a rare clinical event, characterized by negation delusion
(or nihilist), generally regarding the body (frequently the patient believes that he or she does not have one or more organs) or regarding the existence (the individual judges that himself or everybody in the world is dead or reduced to nothing, being able to judge himself a zombie), but also concerning concepts/conditions  (such as a CS case described in which a woman was sure about not being pregnant, despite of obvious evidences ).
For example, in In re Hargrove's Will, (28) a fairly typical case from New York, a decedent allegedly suffered from an "insane delusion
" that his two children were born of a different father.
In this case report, our aim is to discuss how disorders with psychotic symptoms may affect different cultural life styles, circumstances, experience, delusion
contents of identification and acceptance in a patient formerly diagnosed with DSD with male- pseudohermaphroditism and followed up with the diagnosis of bipolar affective disorder (BAD).