Phenomenology of Delusions in Pakistani Patients: Effect of Gender and Social Class

@article{Suhail2003PhenomenologyOD,
  title={Phenomenology of Delusions in Pakistani Patients: Effect of Gender and Social Class},
  author={Kausar Suhail},
  journal={Psychopathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={36},
  pages={195 - 199}
}
  • K. Suhail
  • Published 1 July 2003
  • Psychology
  • Psychopathology
The present study aimed to assess the actual content of delusions of Pakistani schizophrenic patients by gender and social class. A total of 98 schizophrenic patients (48 men and 50 women) from the two psychiatric units in Lahore, Pakistan, were interviewed using the Present State Examination categories. When the sample was analysed as a whole, the delusion of persecution was found to be the most common one followed by the delusion of grandiose identity. When the sample was divided according to… 

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