Wednesday, 12.12.2018

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Magical thinking

 

Definition:The tendency to explain everything that´s happening to oneself in a superstitious or magical way (Resch1994).

 

Exploration:The presence of magical thinking can be established by interviewing patient.

 

Reference:

 

Resch F. Magicalthinking and self development. PraxKinderpsycholKinderpsychiatr. 1994; 43: 152-156.

 

July 5, 2018