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Delusional Disorder

 

Delusional Disorder is a mental health condition with a fixed belief system that is untrue. This usually results in impairment in social or occupational function. 

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Symptoms

 

There are several types of delusions:

 

  • Erotomania- a belief that someone of important status is secretly in love with him or her
  • Grandiose: a belief that one possessed special roles or have special relationship with important figures and/ or possess some special ability(ies)
  • Jealous: a fixed belief of the infidelity of one’s spouse or partner
  • Percecutory: a fixed belief that one is under persecution or monitoring
  • Somatic: a fixed belief about health problems,  bodily infestation, deformity,  odour despite medical reassurance

Treatment

 

The treatment of the condition includes use of medications and understanding of the patient’s circumstances. 

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Appointment and Enquiry

 

Location:

Neuroscience Clinic

Kent Ridge Wing, Level 4

National University Hospital

5 Lower Kent Ridge Road

Singapore 119074

 

Operating hours:

8.30am-5.30pm (Mondays-Fridays)

Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Public Holidays

 

University Medicine Cluster Appointment Line/ General Enquiries:

Tel: 6772 8686

Fax: 6734 1641

Email: umcapptline@nuhs.edu.sg