Delusional disorder refers to a psychotic disorder characterized by fixed, persistent, and false beliefs that last longer then 1 month. A very key component of this condition is that the patient’s functioning is not impaired (unlike schizophrenia which will often land patients in jail/the hospital).
WHAT MAKES US SUSPECT IT?
History Of Present Illness:
Delusions: the nature of the patients delusions are non-bizzare (they are often plausible).
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