Delusions

Delusions are abnormal beliefs in the truth of some unlikely situation. Examples include paranoid delusions (paranoia) and “delusions of grandeur”. Delusions may be associated with other symptoms such as anxiety (e.g. panic, fear) or mania (e.g. euphoria, abnormal happiness). The similar-sounding terms “delirium” and “dementia” refer to ...

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Summary: A belief that is pathological and is held despite evidence to the contrary. ...1,2

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Causes

Causes of delusions or delusional behavior include these general categories:

Toxic Conditions: The various toxins and drugs that may cause delusions include ...

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Causes List for Delusions

Possible causes of Delusions (or similar symptoms) may include:3

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Types

Types of delusions include:

Similar Symptoms: Other similar types of symptoms that may resemble delusions include:

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References

  1. [from HPO]
  2. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/ gtr/ conditions/ CN000702/ 
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List

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