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Mood-Incongruent Symptoms

Content inappropriate to a patient’s current circumstances or mood. The opposite of mood-congruent symptoms.

Example: A psychotically depressed woman believes her medicine will allow her to live without food and water as long as she takes it.

Mood-Incongruent Symptoms
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2018). Mood-Incongruent Symptoms. Psych Central. Retrieved on July 8, 2020, from