Instead, these crimes are nothing more than an outward manifestation of the symptoms of mental illness, activity undertaken in response to the delusions associated with schizophrenia or delusional disorder
The husband relied on the testimony of a medical professional--a university psychology professor who instructed on delusional disorder
Possible association between delusional disorder
, somatic type and reduced regional cerebral blood flow.
Exeter Crown Court heard how Simpson, who has been diagnosed as suffering from persistent delusional disorder
, stabbed Mrs Moule in the face, neck and body, on the doorstep of her home in Lime Grove, Exmouth.
Although he had concerns about his symptoms of insomnia and anxiety, the patient was unaware of having any kind of psychotic or delusional disorder
, even after this was discussed with him.
Downes said that in normal circumstances a court would be bound to sentence Moss to prison, but that it was quite apparent that Moss was suffering from a delusional disorder
which was regarded by doctors as a serious psychiatric disorder, reported PA News.
This is not better explained by delusional disorder
Psychiatrists testified during the trial that Avanesian suffers from delusional disorder
Five delusional themes are frequently seen in delusional disorder
A consultant psychiatrist who assessed Sean Hackett told judges he is suffering from one of the purest forms of delusional disorder
she has ever encountered.
Hilton's lawyers said he has past diagnoses of schizophrenia, delusional disorder
, bipolar disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The High Court in Glasgow heard that 46-year-old Neil Cumming was suffering from a delusional disorder
and believed his wife was poisoning him.
Two psychologists are expected to give their opinion that Morris suffered from delusional disorder
, a mental illness at the time of the shooting and for weeks, if not months, before that and "did not appreciate the criminality of his actions," defense attorneys wrote.
At this final follow-up, 65 of these subjects had received diagnoses of non-affective psychosis because they met the criteria for schizophrenia (53 subjects), persistent delusional disorder
(3), or acute transient psychotic disorders (9).
Two psychiatrists said Rachel Board, 37, of Hiles Road, Ely may have been suffering from a psychotic illness or a delusional disorder
although more recently she was declared to 'not be mentally ill'.