DELUSION OF REFERENCE By N., Sam M.S. - 24 A false conviction that actions and eventshave a relation to yourself. See idea of reference. DELUSION OF REFERENCE: "A delusion of reference gives things in the external world meanings they don't have." Related Psychology Terms ESTHETICS LANGUAGE (Psycholinguistics) NIHILISM (Nihilistic Delusion) EGO PSYCHOTHERAPY JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) AUTISM (Autistic Thinking) MASS HYSTERIA DELUSION OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DELUSION OF REFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/delusion-of-reference/ (accessed December 8, 2022).