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What causes a person to have a delusion?

What causes a person to have a delusion?

It usually involves one partner maintaining a steadfast false belief that their partner is having or has had an affair and about which they often attempt to gather “evidence.” Delusions most often occur as part of a mental condition such as schizophrenia, mania, bipolar disorder, or even a depression that has some psychotic features.

Is there such a thing as a delusional jealousy?

Not all false beliefs rise to the the level of a true delusion, which is distinguished by the level of conviction the person retains about the false belief despite the conflicting reality of the situation. Delusional jealousy or infidelity delusion is one of several types of delusions.

What do you say to someone who is delusional?

Originally published by Dr George Simon, PhD on April 29, 2010 and last reviewed or updated by Dr Greg Mulhauser, Managing Editor on April 29, 2010. What Do You Say to Someone Who is Delusional?

When did George Simon write delusional jealousy?

All clinical material on this site is peer reviewed by one or more clinical psychologists or other qualified mental health professionals. Originally published by Dr George Simon, PhD on April 29, 2010 and last reviewed or updated by Dr Greg Mulhauser, Managing Editor on April 29, 2010.

It usually involves one partner maintaining a steadfast false belief that their partner is having or has had an affair and about which they often attempt to gather “evidence.” Delusions most often occur as part of a mental condition such as schizophrenia, mania, bipolar disorder, or even a depression that has some psychotic features.

Not all false beliefs rise to the the level of a true delusion, which is distinguished by the level of conviction the person retains about the false belief despite the conflicting reality of the situation. Delusional jealousy or infidelity delusion is one of several types of delusions.

Originally published by Dr George Simon, PhD on April 29, 2010 and last reviewed or updated by Dr Greg Mulhauser, Managing Editor on April 29, 2010. What Do You Say to Someone Who is Delusional?

All clinical material on this site is peer reviewed by one or more clinical psychologists or other qualified mental health professionals. Originally published by Dr George Simon, PhD on April 29, 2010 and last reviewed or updated by Dr Greg Mulhauser, Managing Editor on April 29, 2010.