The reliability of "bizarre" delusions.


The concept of bizarre delusions figures prominently in the diagnosis of schizophrenia under DSM-III-R criteria. Yet this concept may be difficult to apply in the clinical world. The interrater reliability of distinguishing bizarre versus non-bizarre delusions was estimated by compiling a sample of 40 delusional ideas and asking a group of psychiatrists… (More)


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@article{Flaum1991TheRO, title={The reliability of "bizarre" delusions.}, author={Michael A Flaum and Stephan Arndt and Nancy Andreasen}, journal={Comprehensive psychiatry}, year={1991}, volume={32 1}, pages={59-65} }