Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusion of deserved persecution
Definition:False belief that one is being persecuted because of his/her past deeds which cannot be corrected by reasoning(Ballet 1989).
Exploration:The presence of delusion of deserved persecution can be established by interviewing the patient.
Ballet G. Les delires de persecution. Paris: L’Harmattan; 2001. p. 47.
August 23, 2018