theomania


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the·o·ma·ni·a

(thē'ō-mā'nē-ă),
A delusion in which one believes oneself God.
[G. theos, god, + mania, frenzy]

theomania

(thē-ō-mā′nē-ă) [Gr. theos, god, + mania, madness]
Religious insanity; esp. that in which the patient thinks he or she is a deity or has divine inspiration.
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Theomania was caused by fear, partly the result of a "false notion of religion", but also due to the patient's "degenerated moral condition.
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