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Thought Insertion

The delusion that thoughts are being placed into one’s mind by an outsider; often a symptom of schizophrenia.

Example: The patient repeatedly complains of having disturbingly violent thoughts, which, she claims, are being sent to her by Satan.

Thought Insertion
APA Reference
Grinnell, R. (2016). Thought Insertion. Psych Central. Retrieved on May 24, 2018, from https://psychcentral.com/encyclopedia/thought-insertion/