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What are people with delusional disorder like?

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Delusional disorder is a serious mental illness. People who have it often can work and socialize normally and generally don’t act obviously odd or bizarre. They differ from people with other psychotic disorders, who also might have delusions as a symptom of their disorder. But some people with delusional disorder might become so preoccupied with their delusions that their lives are disrupted.

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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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