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Advances in understanding and treating persecutory delusions: a review.

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PURPOSE: Persecutory delusions are a central psychotic experience, at the severe end of a paranoia spectrum in the general population. The aim of the review is to provide an introduction to the understanding of persecutory delusions, highlight key putative causal factors that have the potential to be translated into efficacious treatment, and indicate future research directions. METHODS: A narrative literature review was undertaken to highlight the main recent areas of empirical study concern...

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10.1007/s00127-014-0928-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
Journal:
Social psychiatry and psychiatric epidemiology
Volume:
49
Issue:
8
Pages:
1179-1189
Publication date:
2014-08-05
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EISSN:
1433-9285
ISSN:
0933-7954
URN:
uuid:c87546ed-e546-4f7c-bfa2-f780e54afab9
Source identifiers:
475955
Local pid:
pubs:475955

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