Wednesday, 21.08.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Hypochondriacal delusions

 

Definition: False beliefs of being physically ill with somatic complaints which cannot be corrected by evidence to the contrary (Mira y Lopez 1958).

 

ExplorationThe presence of hypochondriacal delusions can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Mira y Lopez E. Compendio de psiquiatría. Buenos Aires: El Ateneo; 1958. p. 142.

 

November 1, 2018