Wednesday, 21.08.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Erotomanic delusions

 

Definition: False beliefs about another person being infatuated with him or her (de Clerambault and Brousseau1920, 1921).

 

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

 

References:

 

de Clerambault G, Brousseau A. Coexistence de deux delires: persecution et erotomanie (presentation de malade). Bull Soc Clin Med Ment 1920; 8: 238-250.

 

de Clerambault G, Brousseau A. Les delires passionnels: erotomanie, revendication, jalousie. Bull Soc Clin Med Ment 1921;9:61-71.

 

December 20, 2018