delusional


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de·lu·sion·al

(dē-lū'zhŭn-ăl),
Relating to a delusion.

de·lu·sion·al

(dĕ-lū'zhŭn-ăl)
Relating to a delusion.
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Larry Summers, one of ex-President Barack Obama's top economic advisers, claimedBoris Johnson's chances of a favourable agreement were "delusional".
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"This is the first population-based study of delusional infestation prevalence.
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Therefore, Pashinyan is making delusional statements in order to divert attention from the situation inside the country and redirect it to the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict and disclaim responsibility."
'The Armed Forces of the Philippines is delusional in saying that it will finish off the New People's Army or in Armed Forces of the Philippines chief Rey Guerrero's reprise, reduce the NPA 'by half' in the middle of 2018,' the CPP said in a statement.
The patient is described as being "delusional and combative" by a first responder, who also notes that the young adult is claiming that he is radioactive despite being radioactive negative upon testing.
The aim of this article is to conduct a comprehensive review of the literature on delusional features displayed by some patients suffering from AN, emphasizing a holistic view of its psychotic features from phenomenological, neurobiological and clinical dimensions.
She was physically aggressive to the father when he denied her delusional claims, and eventually, the father developed delusional disorder by proxy.
The patient was diagnosed with delusional disorder, erotomanic type, due to the presence of nonbizarre delusions regarding multiple women being romantically interested in him despite no supporting evidence.
D., is divided into twelve chapters: chapters two to seven are included in Part I--Thematic Psychopathology of Delusional Psychoses, while chapters eight to twelve are comprised in Part II--Formal, Non-thematic Disorders in Psychoses.
[4] Klaus Conrad advanced the concept of prodromal "delusional mood" or "atmosphere", [5,6] & his views "on the origin and development of psychotic experiences" were considered "completely new, and a source of new ideas for research on psychopathology." [7]