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Delusional Disorder

What is Delusional Disorder?

Delusional Disorder is a mental health condition in which a person has delusions and unshakeable beliefs that are untrue or not based on reality. This usually results in social or occupational impairment in social or occupational function.

What are the signs & symptoms of Delusional Disorder?

There are several types of delusions:

  • Erotomania, or a belief that someone of important status is secretly in love with him or her
  • Grandiosity, or a belief that one possesses special roles or has a special relationship with important figures
  • Jealousy, or a firm belief that one's spouse or partner is unfaithful
  • Persecutory, or a fixed belief that one is under persecution or is being monitored
  • Somatic, or a fixed belief concerning health problems, bodily infestation, deformity, or odour despite medical reassurance
What are the treatment options for Delusional Disorder?

Treatment of the condition includes use of medications and understanding of the patient's circumstances.

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