Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of starvation


Definition: False belief about being in the process of dying by starvation (Scharfetter 1980).


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




Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980. p. 167


December 6, 2018