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Mental Status Exam

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Unreasonable beliefs that the patient spends a large amount of time and energy on.
Anorexia / bulimia nervosa - a belief that they are overweight.
Body dysmorphic disorder - a belief that one or more body parts are aesthetically displeasing and must be altered.
Morbid jealousy
Pseudocyesis: a belief that one is pregnant when they are not.
Apotemnophilia: a belief that one or more limbs do not belong to them.
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