Wednesday, 12.12.2018

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of fragmentation

 

Definition: False belief about being in the process of being fragmented or divided into two or more pieces (Scharfetter 1980).

 

Exploration: The presence of delusion of fragmentation can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980, pp. 158-60.

 

October 25, 2018