psychotic belief

Definitions of psychotic belief
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n (psychology) an erroneous belief that is held in the face of evidence to the contrary

Synonyms:
delusion
Types:
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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
nihilism, nihilistic delusion
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
acousma, auditory hallucination
illusory auditory perception of strange nonverbal sounds
pseudohallucination
an image vivid enough to be a hallucination but recognized as unreal
visual hallucination
illusory visual perception
Type of:
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

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