Wednesday, 12.12.2018

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of pregnancy denial

 

Definition: False belief about not being pregnant when pregnancy is evident (Walloch, Klauwer, Lanczik, Brockington and Kornhuber 2007).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Walloch JE, Klauwer C, Lanczik M, Brockington IF, Kornhuber J. Delusional denial of pregnancy as a special form of Cotard's syndrome. Psychopathology 2007; 40: 61-4.

 

November 8, 2018