delusional disorder


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any mental disorder in which delusions play a significant role

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Malignant narcissism, delusional disorder, extreme hedonism [etc.
She was physically aggressive to the father when he denied her delusional claims, and eventually, the father developed delusional disorder by proxy.
Delusional disorder can however be differentiated from ORS by a lack of key characteristic features including engagement in time-consuming, repetitive behaviours aimed at checking, eliminating or camouflaging the odour as demonstrated in this case.
Although patients with delusional disorder and those with schizophrenia both have delusions, the delusions of the latter typically are bizarre and unlikely to be possible.
At the same time, the differential diagnosis also ruled out: schizoaffective disorder, because the patient did not show any hyperthymic symptom (negative or positive); bipolar affective disorder, with acute psychotic disorders and schizophrenia signs (given that the patient had a long history of the disease); organic delusional disorder (given the dramatic decrease of global functionality and the absence of any organic substrate), Cluster A personality disorders (it is worth noting that before being diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia, the patient was diagnosed with schizoid personality disorder--premorbid personality).
In the subsequent 4th edition of the DSM (DSM-IV) [4] released in 1994, BDD remained in the Somatoform Disorders group of disorders but the diagnosis was expanded to include cases where the preoccupation was delusional (in which case a co-morbid diagnosis of Delusional Disorder, Somatic Type was given).
Is olfactory reference syndrome (ORS) a delusional disorder that has somatic characteristics or an obsessive compulsive spectrum disorder?
The 39-year-old was suffering from a delusional disorder when he attended the recruitment office for an appointment on June 26 last year.
This is a rare delusional disorder where the patient is convinced of being infested with worms, insects, parasites, or bacteria while no objective evidence exists to support this belief.
Dubai: A saleswoman, who fancied that her colleague had promised to marry her after they had sex three times, has been acquitted of having sex out of wedlock because she suffers from a delusional disorder.
Hilton's lawyers said he has past diagnoses of schizophrenia, delusional disorder, bipolar disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
It is modeled on 4 scales: (1) eleven personality clinical scales: schizoid, avoidant, depressive, dependent, histrionic, narcissistic, antisocial, sadistic, compulsive, negativistic, nand masochistic, (2) three severe personality pathology scales: schizotypal, borderline, and paranoid, (3) seven clinical syndrome scales: anxiety, somatoform, bipolar, dysthymia, alcohol dependence, drug dependence, and posttraumatic stress disorder, and (4) three severe clinical syndrome scales: thought disorder, major depression, and delusional disorder.
Kevin Bogucki, asserted that the jihadist does not suffer from a delusional disorder, despite reports that he has been treated for schizophrenia.
He thanked the doctors treating him for the care they had shown him over the past five months but said he believed their diagnoses that he suffered from a delusional disorder were wrong.