DELUSION OF REFERENCE By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 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 BIZARRE DELUSION DELUSION SYSTEM, DELUSION OF BEING CONTROLLED BIZARRE DELUSION PASSION CAUSATION ANTITHESIS POST HOC FALLACY DEJA RACONTE CONTAINMENT TRANSCENDENT COUNSELING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DELUSION OF REFERENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/delusion-of-reference/ (accessed August 11, 2019).