somatic delusion

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Related to somatic delusion: nihilistic delusion, delusion of control
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Noun1.somatic delusion - a delusion concerning the body image or parts of the body
delusion, psychotic belief - (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary
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* Somatic delusion: anomalous perceptual experience of a specific part of or the whole body (somatic hallucination).
Results: A 41-year-old female patient presents with a chronic somatic delusion of infestation, of suffering a severe cardiac ailment and cancer in the central nervous system and left breast.
Somatic delusions are shared with one or more members of a family in 5%-15% of cases (J.