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Delusions often indicate mental illness, especially conditions like schizophrenia or bipolar disorder. SlideHis therapist said that his delusion is a symptom of his schizophrenia.
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Delusions can involve feelings of great importance or unjust maltreatment. SlideShe believes she's a descendant of royalty, a typical delusion of grandeur.
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In literature, 'delusion' is used to explore characters' flawed perceptions or reality. SlideThe protagonist's delusion fueled his misguided actions throughout the novel.