Wednesday, 12.12.2018

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of putrefaction

 

Definition: False belief that one’s body is decomposing (Scharfetter1980).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press: 1980. p. 179.

 

December 06, 2018