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What is erotomanic delusional disorder?

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Delusional disorder is when someone can’t the real and imaginary apart. The disorder has several types, based on the main theme of the delusions. Someone with erotomanic delusional disorder believes that another person, often someone important or famous, is in love with them. The person might attempt to contact the object of the delusion, and stalking behavior is not uncommon.

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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