psychotic belief


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Noun1.psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrarypsychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
psychological science, psychology - the science of mental life
mental condition, mental state, psychological condition, psychological state - (psychology) a mental condition in which the qualities of a state are relatively constant even though the state itself may be dynamic; "a manic state"
delusions of grandeur - a delusion (common in paranoia) that you are much greater and more powerful and influential than you really are
delusions of persecution - a delusion (common in paranoia) that others are out to get you and frustrate and embarrass you or inflict suffering on you; a complicated conspiracy is frequently imagined
hallucination - illusory perception; a common symptom of severe mental disorder
nihilistic delusion, nihilism - the delusion that things (or everything, including the self) do not exist; a sense that everything is unreal
somatic delusion - a delusion concerning the body image or parts of the body
zoanthropy - the delusion that you have assumed the form of an animal
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"A person acting on a psychotic belief they are following the direction of God is very likely not going to appreciate the wrongfulness of their conduct because God can do no wrong," Corbin added.
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She said Wu had experienced delusions and psychotic beliefs, and had reported hearing a voice that told him to kill his father.