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[Erotomania] an individual's delusions of another person being infatuated with them

[Erotomania] an individual's delusions of another person being infatuated with them [Erotomania] an individual's delusions of another person being infatuated with them
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Erotomania is listed in the DSM-5 [ed. Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders 1 as a subtype of a delusional disorder. It is a relatively uncommon paranoid condition that is [...] most often seen (though not exclusively) in female patients who are shy, dependent and sexually inexperienced. The object of the delusion is typically a male who is unattainable due to high social or financial status, marriage or disinterest. The object of obsession may also be imaginary, deceased or someone the patient has never met.

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