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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of starvation

 

Definition: False belief about being in the process of dying by starvation (Scharfetter 1980).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980. p. 167

 

December 6, 2018