Year : 2002  |  Volume : 44  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 293--296

Internet Delusion Responsive to Cognitive Therapy


Harpreet S Duggal1, Jagadheesan K2, Haque S Nizamie3 
1 Resident, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834006, India
2 Senior Resident, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834006, India
3 Professor of Psychiatry & Director, Central Institute of Psychiatry, Kanke, Ranchi - 834006, India

Correspondence Address:
Harpreet S Duggal
Resident, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, 3811 O«SQ»Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
India

Delusions are known to be influenced by the popular media, the sociopolitical undercurrents and also by the scientific innovations. Internet is one such modern communication tool, which can easily be incorporated into the delusional system of patients by virtue of its semblance to some psychopathological phenomena. We describe a patient with paranoid schizophrenia who developed a delusion about the Internet controlling him but showed a good response to cognitive therapy.


How to cite this article:
Duggal HS, Jagadheesan, Nizamie HS. Internet Delusion Responsive to Cognitive Therapy.Indian J Psychiatry 2002;44:293-296


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Duggal HS, Jagadheesan, Nizamie HS. Internet Delusion Responsive to Cognitive Therapy. Indian J Psychiatry [serial online] 2002 [cited 2020 Sep 25 ];44:293-296
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