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According to dsm iv tr, what disorders cause mood incongruent delusions?

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Mood Incongruent: Mood-incongruent delusions or hallucinations are inconsistent with the prevailing emotions -- like delusions of persecution or of thought insertion in either a manic or a depressive episode. Schizoaffective disorder and other psychoses like schizophrenia, delusional d/o, etc are the main ones i'd consider. Psychotic depression or mania usually have mood congruent delusions (going along w/mood).
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Alianswered
Psychiatry 33 years experience
Delusions: Some are schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, delusional disorders, psychosis not otherwise specified, organic , or substance induced.

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