Chapter 14. Theory of Mind Delusions and Bizarre Delusions in an Evolutionary Perspective: Psychiatry and the Social Brain

  1. Martin Brüne2,
  2. Hedda Ribbert2 and
  3. Wulf Schiefenhövel3,4
  1. Bruce G. Charlton

Published Online: 1 SEP 2003

DOI: 10.1002/0470867221.ch14

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology

How to Cite

Charlton, B. G. (2003) Theory of Mind Delusions and Bizarre Delusions in an Evolutionary Perspective: Psychiatry and the Social Brain, in The Social Brain: Evolution and Pathology (eds M. Brüne, H. Ribbert and W. Schiefenhövel), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470867221.ch14

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Centre for Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, University of Bochum, Alexandrinenstrasse 1–3, D-44791 Bochum, Germany

  2. 3

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Andechs, Centre for Human Sciences, University of Munich, Germany

  3. 4

    Human Ethology Group, Max-Planck-Society, Von-der-Tann-Strasse 3, D-82346 Andechs, Germany

Author Information

  1. Department of Psychology, University of Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 1 SEP 2003
  2. Published Print: 14 MAR 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470849606

Online ISBN: 9780470867228

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Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Social Brain and Psychiatry

  • Delusional Disorder

  • Strategic Social Intelligence

  • Characteristics of ToM Delusions

  • A Case of Morbid Jealousy

  • Bizarre Delusions

  • The Social Brain and Delusions

  • Acknowledgements

  • References