- somatic delusion
- a delusion that there is some alteration in a bodily organ or its function; it is one of the subtypes of delusional disorder.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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psychotic belief — noun (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary • Syn: ↑delusion • Derivationally related forms: ↑delusional (for: ↑delusion), ↑delude ( … Useful english dictionary
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