A 33-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: delusions of grandeur?
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Dr. Terri Faith answered
13 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 of Schizophrenia. It can also be referred to as Megalomania. It includes feelings of superiority and may have dangerous consequences as in people like Jim Jones and Hitler who use their delusional ideas to influence people to do terrible things.
Answered on Jan 11, 2017
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