Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of putrefaction
Definition: False belief that one’s body is decomposing (Scharfetter1980).
Exploration: The presence of delusion of putrefaction can be established by interviewing the patient.
Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge; Cambridge University Press: 1980. p. 179.
December 06, 2018