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People with delusional disorder -do they have hallucinations or thought disorder?

No; just a crystallized, often single delusion

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Define Capgras delusion

a delusion that someone has been replaced by an imposter

3

Define Fregoli delusion

a delusion that different ppl are in fact a single person who changes appearances or is in disguise

4

Define vampirism and lycanthropy

vampirism -belief that one is a vampire
lycanthropy -belief that one is a werewolf

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What is folie a deux/shared delusion disorder?

syndrome in which symptoms of a delusional belief are transmitted from one individual to another

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What is cotard's delusion?

delusion that one is dad, do not exist, missing organs

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What is depersonalization-derealization disorder?

feeling disconnected from one's physicality, feeling as though one is not completely occupying the body, not feeling in control of one's speech or phsyical movements.

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cathinones are in designer drugs... They have similar effects to?

amphetamine and cocaine

9

What is krokodil?

heroin-like drug that rots flesh, bone.

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What is Morgellons?

aka delusional parasitosis
-somatic delusion/paranoid delusion
-pt believes they are infested, can see and often see or feel parasites in or on them.

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What is erotomanic delusions?

affected person believes that another person, usu a stranger of high status is in love with him or her. Stalking in these circumstances is delusional