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Illusion

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition: Distorted perception of a real object (Esquirol 1838).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Esquirol JED. Des maladies mentales considerees sous les rapports medical, hygienique et medico-legal 2 vols. Paris: Bailliere; 1838.

 

August 10, 2017