He thanked the doctors treating him for the care they had shown him over the past five months but said he believed their diagnoses that he suffered from a delusional disorder were wrong.
What does DD stand for?
DD stands for Delusional Disorder (psychology)
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We have 113 other meanings of DD in our Acronym Attic
- Delayed Delivery
- Delhi Doordarshan
- Delightful Danish
- Delightful Daughter
- Delightful Deliveries (Port Washington, NY)
- Delivery Date
- Delkin Devices (est. 1986; Poway, CA)
- Dellamorte Dellamore (Italian: Cemetery Man; movie)
- Delniska Druzba (Slovenian company)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Simon Mills, prosecuting, said Jones was of previous good character and had no history of domestic violence but police investigations had established that he was suffering from a delusional disorder.
The High Court in Glasgow heard that 46-year-old Neil Cumming was suffering from a delusional disorder and believed his wife was poisoning him.
At this final follow-up, 65 of these subjects had received diagnoses of non-affective psychosis because they met the criteria for schizophrenia (53 subjects), persistent delusional disorder (3), or acute transient psychotic disorders (9).
After observing more than 3800 youngsters, researchers learnt that people who used the drug for six or more years were twice as likely to suffer from delusional disorders than those who never used it.
Delusional disorder is a rare condition in which a sufferer clings to false beliefs about things happening in his life.
Chiero, testified that he suffered from either schizophrenia or a delusional disorder and lacked criminal responsibility for his actions at the time of the killing.
I am convinced there was a delusional disorder going on.