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My spouse has delusions abt me cheating on him. When hes angry, he harms me. But never feel remorse abt it after he calms down. Y is this so?

My spouse has delusions abt me cheating on him. When hes angry, he harms me. But never feel remorse abt it after he calms down. Y is this so?

Very hard situation: This is a very dangerous situation, and you need to protect yourself. Do you have relatives (from your family, not your husband's) living nearby? In some cultures women are routinely abused, and this is not questioned. Still the dynamics lead to a very unstable, painful situation for the woman. I suggest talking with your doctor in private about this, and reaching out to your family for help. ...Read more

Dr. Selby Jacobs
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Guilt (Definition)

to say Guilt is any way I can control you and make you feel anxious doing it. Its an atypical anxiety state that you feel when you are accused of doing something you should not have done, or you didn't do something you should have. The underlying feeling you have is resentment, but that remains unexpressed as you ...Read more


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What can be done for delusions?

What can be done for  delusions?

Can be hard to treat: Anti-psychotic medication (neuroleptics) can decrease delusional thinking over time, although delusions are often more treatment-resistant than other signs of psychosis such as hallucinations. Some clinicians believe certain types of psychotherapy can also decrease delusions, but this is controversial and not accepted by most mental health professionals. Delusions sometimes fade over time, too. ...Read more

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What diseases could cause delusions?

What diseases could cause delusions?

Many: In addition to delusional disorder snd schizophrenia, possibilities include neurodegenerative disorders or other disorders of the central nervous system (such as seizures or tumors), vascular diseases, infectious diseases, metabolic disorders, endocrine disorders, vitamin deficiencies, medication effects, substance use and some toxins. ...Read more

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Can you give me examples of delusions?

Can you give me examples of delusions?

Delusion : Types can include jealous, grandeur, erotomanic, somatic, paranoid/persecution, religious, referential, control, nihilistic, . ...Read more

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How do you know if someone is having delusions?

Delusions are some-: times very difficult to ferret out, especially if you do not know the person, his language, culture, environment, history or other important information. The definition of a delusion is when a person clings to a fixed belief despite being presented with facts to the contrary. First approach is to try to get some facts and then see how the patient responds. See a mental health professional... ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to tell if I have delusions?

Not enough info: Delusions are fixed beliefs that are internally consistent but not really happening. To know if you are delusional, you should check your thoughts out with so done you trust. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: delusion?

What is the definition or description of: delusion?

Delusions: Are false fixed beliefs. That is, they are beliefs in things that are not reality based. Typically kinds of delusions are paranoid, in which people feel that others or even aliens are out to get them or kill them or are spying on them, nihilistic, in which people feel that everything is coming to an end, and grandiose, in which people have an extremely inflated sense of their power and ability. ...Read more

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What mental illnesses causes someone to have delusions?

What mental illnesses causes someone to have delusions?

Usually paranoid: While delusions are most commonly associated with paranoia and paranoid schizophrenia, they can actually be present in varying forms when reality is distorted in one's mind. An example of this is seen in eating disorders when people truly believe that they are fat when they are actually starving. In body dysmorphic disorder,a perceived flaw in appearance reaches delusional levels. ...Read more

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Is it possible to have a delusion, but know that it's a delusion?

Yes: Often when someone first develops a delusion they have no way of knowing that their brain is not quite working right. Knowing that a belief is a delusion is called insight. This involves having a fixed false belief but also knowing that even though you believe it, it doesn't make it true. With therapy and/or medication, sometimes people develop this type of insight. ...Read more

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What mental conditions cause delusions and disorganised thoughts?

Need more info: These symptoms could be a sign of schizophrenia, but could just as we'll be a result of drug abuse or withdrawal. ...Read more