Sunday, 16.06.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Dysmorphic delusions

 

Definition: False beliefs about having a part of the body altered in form or size (Scharfetter 1980).

 

Exploration: The presence of dysmorphic delusions can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980, pp. 244-94.

 

April 18, 2019