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The Truman Show Delusion

Key Facts In This Video

  1. People with the Truman Show delusion believe that they are the star of a movie or television show, and that everyone they know is an actor. 01:09

  2. Delusions aren't mental illnesses in their own right—they're typically symptoms of a larger condition. 01:52

  3. One theory postulates that delusions arise when the brain's suspicion system wins out over its reflective system. 03:35