Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Delusions of grandeur
Definition: False beliefs about one’s exaggerated abilities, position, wealth and/or power which cannot be corrected by reasoning (Petho and Ban 1989).
Exploration: The presence of delusions of grandeur can be established by interviewing the patient.
Petho B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.
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