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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of obesity

 

Definition: False belief about being overweight that cannot be corrected by evidence (Reilly1977).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Reilly T M. Monosymptomatic hypochondriacal Psychosis: Presentation and Treatment. Proc R Soc Med. 1977; 70 (Suppl 10): 39–43.

 

November 15, 2018