Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Dysmorphic delusions


Definition: False beliefs about having a part of the body altered in form or size (Scharfetter 1980).


Exploration: The presence of dysmorphic delusions can be established by interviewing the patient.




Scharfetter C. General Psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980, pp. 244-94.


April 18, 2019