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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Delusional disorder: I am a little confused by part of the question. So i will attempt to provide clarification on one aspect of it. There are many people with delusional ... Read More
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Delusional disorder: Delusions are false beliefs that are firmly held despite evidence to the contrary, and not typical of the person's culture, faith, or family. They ca ... Read More
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Psychiatrist symptom: Condition that affect the brain often share symptoms and sometimes the symptom are additive. Distress , disability and overall functioning are often ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Steiner
43 years experience Psychiatry
Maybe: How do you know you have high cortisol levels in your body? If you have seen a doctor who has done tests to determine this, then it is important that ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vikas Duvvuri
16 years experience Psychiatry
See below: This sounds like symptoms of a psychotic disorder. The probability of a specific underlying disorder depends on age, medical condition ; other factors ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Reynolds
33 years experience Psychiatry
Delusional d/o: Is a condition characterized by nonbizarre delusions (false belief strongly held in spite of invalidating evidence) involving situations that occur in ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony Vita
Specializes in Psychiatry
Hard to say...: ...given that we have very limited good data on the natural course of delusional disorder, which is characterized by delusions that are unaccompanied ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Delusion: Delusional disorder patients usually maintain some insight or awareness of their illness and question them at times but cannot control them, unless th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
A psychiatrist: A psychiatrist can help your friend with whatever delusion problem s/he might have. But unless your friend signs a release of information allowing th ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Callaghan
53 years experience Addiction Medicine
See a psychiatrist.: The first thing to do is to find out if you really have a delusional disorder. If you do, it does not go away by itself if you don't know what is cau ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
30 years experience Clinical Psychology
Both psychotic dxs: The criteria for a diagnosis of schizophrenia are more complex, generally including two or more "characteristic" symptoms (delusions, hallucinations, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
57 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Obviously there are no guarantees but many mental conditions including the serious one that is mentioned can be put into remission and allow a patien ... Read More
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