Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusional hermaphroditism


Definition: False beliefs about having both masculine and feminine physical characteristics, including sexual organs (Mulholland and O’Hara 1999).


Exploration: The presence of delusional hermaphroditism can be established by interviewing the patient.




Mulholland C, O'Hara AG: An unusual case of delusional misidentification: Delusional hermaphroditism. Psychopathology 1999; 32: 220-4.


March 14, 2019