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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 64-65

A case of persistent delusional disorder: Role of dimensions of delusion reappraised

1 Department of Psychiatry, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Psychiatry and NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

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Arpit Parmar
Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0971-8990.182095

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The themes of delusion have been a subject of interest due to the complex underpinning of several socio-cultural aspects. Although it is defined to be out of keeping with the socio-cultural background, the interplay often poses a diagnostic dilemma. Here, we report an unusual case of persistent delusional disorder involving surgically inserted “Gas” in the background of beliefs arising from relatives, lay press, and nontraditional medicine.

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