Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of obesity


Definition: False belief about being overweight that cannot be corrected by evidence (Reilly1977).


ExplorationThe presence of delusion of obesity can be established by interviewing the patient.




Reilly T M. Monosymptomatic hypochondriacal Psychosis: Presentation and Treatment. Proc R Soc Med. 1977; 70 (Suppl 10): 39–43.


November 15, 2018