Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Body malodor delusions
Definition: False beliefs that one’s body is emitting adisgusting smell that is offensive to others (Phillips, Gunderson, Gruber and Castle 2006).
Exploration: The presence of body malodor delusions can be established by interviewing the patient.
Phillips KA, Gunderson C, Gruber U, Castle D. "Delusions of body malodour: the olfactory reference syndrome." In Brewer WJ, Castle D, Pantelis C, editors. Olfaction and the Brain. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 2006. pp. 334–53.
November 1, 2018