Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Plaintiff delusions


Definition: Presentation of “legal plaintiffs” abased on the false belief of having suffered an injustice, damage or being persecuted (Baruk 1959).


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




Baruk H. Traitée de psychiatrie. Paris: Masson; 1959. p. 532-40.


August 30, 2018