Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Delusion of clonal pluralization


Definition: False belief about having multiple identical copies (clones) of oneself, relatives or others (Ranjan, Camdra, Gupta and Prabhu 2007).


Exploration: The presence of the delusion of clonal pluralization can be established by interviewing the patient.




Ranjan S, Chandra PS, Gupta AK, Prabhu S. Clonal pluralization of self, relatives and others. Psychopathology 2007; 40: 465-7.


April 18, 2019