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Diagnosis, Medication Selection, and Dosing for Specific Indications

Guideline 5: Delusional Disorder

 

Published: January 1, 2004

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The features that the experts considered most important in diagnosing delusional disorder reflect the criteria given in the DSM-IV. The experts stressed the importance of accurate differential diagnosis to rule out the effects of medications, medical illness, delirium, schizophrenia, and depression.

An antipsychotic was the only treatment recommended by the experts for delusional disorder.’ ‹’ ‹


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Volume: 65

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