Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusions of being possessed


Definition: False beliefs of being possessed, e.g., by a demon (Haleand Pinninti1994).


ExplorationThe presence of delusions of being possessed can be established by interviewing the patient.




Hale AS, Pinninti NR. Exorcism-resistant ghost possession treated with clopenthixol. Br J Psychiatry 1994; 165: 386-8.


September 6, 2018