Recently published results show no differences in the frequency of delusional disorder between the sexes but do reveal other gender differences.
Recently published resultsfrom the Halle Delusional Syndrome (HADES) study show no differences in the frequency of delusional disorder (DD) between the sexes, but do reveal other gender differences. For the 14-year study, patients fulfilling the DSM-IV/ICD-10 criteria of delusional disorder/persistent DD were followed for an average 10.8 years.
Gender differences that did exist include the following:
Review the article published in the European Archives of Psychiatry and Clinical Neuroscience for more.