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what could cause delusions of grandeur?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 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 schizophrenics. In the latter it might be more about technological expertise and influencing the world, etc than expanded mood.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
Dr. Adam Tripp
14 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 this as well.
Answered on Sep 26, 2013

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