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How do doctors treat delusional disorder?

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Treatment for delusional disorder most often includes medication and psychotherapy. Delusional disorder can be very difficult to treat in part because the person often has poor insight and can’t recognize their psychiatric problems. Studies show that nearly half of the people treated with antipsychotic medications improve at least partially.

SOURCES:

Intelihealth: "Delusional Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Delusional."

Medscape: "Delusional Disorder."

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

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on December 19, 2018

SOURCES:

Intelihealth: "Delusional Disorder."

Disorders.org: "Delusional."

Medscape: "Delusional Disorder."

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

 

Reviewed by Joseph Goldberg on December 19, 2018

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