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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of decadence

 

Definition: False belief that one’s physical, intellectual and/or working capabilities are being reduced gradually (Scharfetter1980).

 

ExplorationThe presence of delusion of decadence can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980, p. 167.

 

December 13, 2018