Monday, 16.09.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms 
Delusion of pregnancy 

 

Definition: False belief of being pregnant that can’t be shaken by evidence to the contrary (Cramer 1971). 

  

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

 

Reference: 

 

Cramer B. Delusion of pregnancy in a girl with drug induced lactation. Am J Psychiatry. 1971; 127: 960–3. 

 

November 8, 2018