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Megalomania: A delusional state where a person believes that they are superior to others. They may believe themselves to be a god, a famous person or a gifted athlete. They may feel they have great social, political or other powers. It is generally considered a symptom of other manic or paranoid disorders. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Megalomania is available below.
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