Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Paranoid delusions


Definition: False beliefs that one is persecuted which cannot be corrected by reasoning (Petho and Ban 1989).


Exploration: The presence of paranoid delusions can be established by interviewing patient.



Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.


August 9, 2018