Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of poverty
Definition: False belief about having lost one’s livelihood and that one is poor or that poverty is inevitable (Hamilton 1976).
Exploration: The presence of delusion of poverty can be established by interviewing the patient.
Hamilton M. Fish´s Clinical Psychopathology. 2nd Ed. Bristol: Wright; 1976, p. 52.
December 27, 2018