Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusions of being possessed
Definition: False beliefs of being possessed, e.g., by a demon (Haleand Pinninti1994).
Exploration: The presence of delusions of being possessed can be established by interviewing the patient.
Hale AS, Pinninti NR. Exorcism-resistant ghost possession treated with clopenthixol. Br J Psychiatry 1994; 165: 386-8.
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