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What medicines do doctors use to treat delusional disorder?

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Antipsychotic medicines are the main treatment for delusional disorder. Sometimes, psychotherapy can also help. Together, these treatments can help the person better manage and deal with the stresses that come with their delusional beliefs.

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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