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is there a medical condition called delusions of grandeur?

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Dr. John Chavez
36 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 is characterized by unrealistic beliefs of greatness, power, or ability usually not substantiated by the facts. Therefore, a delusion (or false belief).
Answered on Nov 23, 2013
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