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How can you recover from delusional disorder?

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Delusional disorder is usually a long-term condition. But with proper treatment, many people can find relief from their symptoms. Some people recover fully. Other can have episodes of delusions and periods of remission.

The challenge is that many people who have delusional disorder don’t get help. It can be hard for them to recognize their own mental illness. They also might be too embarrassed or afraid to seek treatment. Without treatment, delusional disorder may last a lifetime.

SOURCES:

Intelihealth: "Delusional Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Delusional."

Medscape: "Delusional Disorder."

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV: "Delusional Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on December 13, 2020

SOURCES:

Intelihealth: "Delusional Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Delusional."

Medscape: "Delusional Disorder."

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders IV: "Delusional Disorder."

 

Reviewed by Jennifer Casarella on December 13, 2020

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