Delusions generally have a persecutory or grandiose content. The content of the delusions represent a pictorial transformation of higher levelemotional experiences such as the belief in being controlled devalued, scrutinized etc. These higher level experiences are translated into images of being influenced by rays from an influencing machine, being observed by multiple cameras, having one’s […]


Most delusions have fantastic content which when activated operates as strong beliefs that shape interpretation of events and motivate behavior that is consistent with the extreme content. Hypotheses: Bias: The delusions are characterized as are other strong beliefs by a powerful confirmation bias which includes consistent information and excludes inconsistent information. As a result, neither […]

Dealing with Delusions in our Work

We have found that persecutory delusions, such as fear of being killed or poisoned, represent a belief in one’s vulnerability and a dangerous social environment. Drawing on the content of the delusion, we try to fit an experience or series of experiences that counteract this sense of being defenseless and also, counteract the sense of […]

Utilizing Delusions as a Source of Information

As I have indicated in previous memos, the delusions can provide information regarding the individual’s concept of the self and outside world, dysfunctional beliefs and motivation, etc. The grandiose delusions may generally be seen as a compensation for attitudes of inferiority and unacceptability. On the grandiose delusions, we usually, can discover what the individual “really” wants […]