Overvalued and delusions: impairment of consciousness


overvalued delusions overvalued ideas concept was first used in the late XIX century to designate certain views or opinions of groups, saturated and sensual wearing resistant permanent.Usually distinguish overvalued ideas observed in mentally healthy people, and pathological, is a sign of mental illness Mental illness - ashamed to ask for help? Mental illness - ashamed to ask for help? , which can go into delirium.

What is overvalued ideas

Overvalued ideas - the ideas and beliefs that are shaped by life circumstances really existed.These circumstances are understandable to others, but the problem is that the ideas in the mind caused by them, have a value that does not correspond to the real value of these ideas, it has become a major reference point in life.This person is not able to treat this critical situation and could not control himself, if affected its interests associated with overvalued ideas.

tendency to overvalued ideas have people with high self-esteem, self-centered, with the lack of normal social contact (eg, in the working team) especially if violated vital interest to them.Overvalued ideas are often linked with jealousy Jealousy and what to do with it Jealousy and what to do with it and infringement of any rights.In their struggle for justice, such people often become aggressive, and their actions - unpredictable, since not always correspond to the current situation.

Delusions and types

Unlike overvalued ideas, which are formed on the basis of real-life situations, delusions - it's completely false conclusions and opinions that do not correspond to real life situations.Delusions or delusions arise in the mind of the sick person and difficult to correct from the outside.Critical thinking as a man can not, its delusions he perceives as the absolute truth.To prove the truth of his ideas the patient may resort to a fully made-up facts or to a distortion of the true facts.Delirium fact - is the same hallucinations, but as thoughts.

Delusions may be paranoid, paranoid, and paranoid paraphrenic.

paranoid delusional and paranoid ideas

paranoid delusional and paranoid ideas - a systematic delirium, which often occurs on the basis of overvalued ideas and some kind of traumatic life situation of the patient, but differ from them much isolation from reality and emotionalsaturation statements.In fact, this two stage or two degrees of severity of the same process.

Such people are prone to delirium suspicious, vengeful vindictive prone to fanaticism.At the same time they are not usually found violations of intelligence and memory.These patients are able to defend their latest ideas and come up with all sorts of evidence in their defense.Paranoid delusions concrete (associated with a specific situation) and can succumb to therapy (correction) or take your own, if psychotraumatic situation permitted.

paranoid delirium is difficult to correct, it can last for years.Very often such nonsense occurs against a background of family relations (paranoid delusions of jealousy), and the relationship in any group.Alleged enemies of the patient are in trouble, as he begins to deliberately harass and retaliate for what they have no idea.Often the patient is united around such a group of people infected his conviction, and a lot of emotion presented in the defense of the idea of ​​"facts."Such association promotes that patients with paranoid delusions Brad - not only crazy Brad - not only crazy usually do not lose the skills and intelligence.And yet, time puts everything in its place, it becomes visible to the absurdity of paranoid ideas and the patient is left alone.

Delusional paranoid ideas

paranoid ideation can be divided into two groups, aimed at the world and towards themselves.

to ideas aimed at the outside world, are:

  • interpretative nonsense - actually existing facts are interpreted in terms of delirium;
  • nonsense attitude - what is happening to patients assessed as having a special relationship to it;
  • delusions of persecution, jealousy, poisoning, loss;
  • nonsense any physical (eg, invisible rays), telepathic or hypnotic effect;
  • nonsense staging - everything rigged;
  • nonsense of reincarnation of other people;
  • nonsense positive or negative counterpart - the assertion that strangers or his relatives, on the contrary, his family - unfamiliar people;
  • nihilistic nonsense - everything was lost.

By paranoid ideas directed on are:

  • delusions of grandeur, wealth, exploring the famous people;
  • nonsense inventions;
  • reformist nonsense, such as the transformation of society;
  • delirium imagined physical defect;
  • nonsense transformation into an animal or the universe in his own body of an animal or another person, control the thoughts and actions of the patient;
  • reduce the body or its parts;
  • presence of severe illness and suffering;
  • self inferiority, sinfulness.

systematized paranoid delusions, usually occurs in conjunction with hallucinations and other mental disorders, with different combinations of hallucinations and delusions give different versions of a mental illness.

There is paraphrenic nonsense - systematized delusions of fantastic content in conjunction with hallucinations and other mental disorders.

Brad - is the most common symptom of mental disorders, which is observed in the majority of mental disorders.

Galina Romanenko