Journal of Mental Health and Human Behaviour

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

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


Arghya Pal1, Arpit Parmar2, Piyali Mandal2, Rajesh Sagar2 
1 Department of Psychiatry, Medical College and Hospital, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Department of Psychiatry and NDDTC, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Arpit Parmar
Department of Psychiatry, AIIMS, New Delhi
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Pal A, Parmar A, Mandal P, Sagar R. A case of persistent delusional disorder: Role of dimensions of delusion reappraised.J Mental Health Hum Behav 2016;21:64-65


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Pal A, Parmar A, Mandal P, Sagar R. A case of persistent delusional disorder: Role of dimensions of delusion reappraised. J Mental Health Hum Behav [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Oct 21 ];21:64-65
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