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what is the best treatment for delusions of grandeur

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Grandeur: Delusions of grandeur can appear in several kinds of illnesses, such as bipolar disorder in a manic episode, schizoaffective disorder, and some schizo ... Read More
Dr. Adam Tripp
15 years experience Psychiatry
See below: From a hypomanic or manic episode, or from a psychotic break secondary to schizophrenia. Alternatively, overdose on recreational drugs could cause thi ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kerry Ragain
24 years experience Clinical Psychology
False importance: Delusions are beliefs detached from a generally accepted "reality" as most people would define it. For example, a middle aged man thinks he is going t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
50 years experience Internal Medicine
Interesting query...: Guys, in general, are not grounded in reality the way gals are. Tend to be more narcissistic, dream about flying, being the richest or most powerful ... Read More
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Dr. Leto Quarles
23 years experience Family Medicine
Different pt of view: Men aren't more prone to delusions of grandeur than women; we just live in a world where success is viewed differently for guys vs gals. Men are under ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Yes: Delusions of grandeur can be part of several mental disorders, such as mania, schizophrenia, and schizoaffective disorder. Delusions are fixed, false ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Delusional grandeur: You already know the term delusions of grandeur, but this does not define the disorder it's part of. This symptom can be part of mania, schizoaffecti ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chavez
37 years experience Clinical Psychology
Delusions of great: Delusions of grandeur is not a medical condition but part of a psychiatric condition associated with personality disorders. Simply put, this condition ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
Hard to comment: I am not sure what you're asking. If you wonder whether delusions of grandeur can be linked to a mental disorder, the answer is yes. If you wonder w ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Grandeur: Are false beliefs of one's own superiority or fame or unlimited powers.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
42 years experience Psychiatry
No: A delusion is a fixed false belief, held despite information to the contrary. If one is truly self-confident, there's no need for rigidly held attitu ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terri Faith
14 years experience Clinical Psychology
Narcissism, delusion: Delusions of grandeur can describe a few psychological disorders including Narcissistic personality disorder, a type of delusional disorder and a type ... Read More

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