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what is self delusion? the definitions online are very confusing..Can someone explain it to me in simpler terms. Also would depression be a form of self delusion?

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    Deluding oneself = deceiving yourself into believing something that isn't true.

    Another way to think of it is when a person tells a lie so often that s/he begins believing it.

    http://www.answers.com/self-delusion

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    Im very confused with a question i have to read a passage where a guy record his depression but I cant find the proper word in the choice that would fit this?

    deepening self-delusion
    overcoming insanity
    sudden enlightenment
    slow maturation

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    The first one fits best.

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    exactly what i was thinking.. thanks!

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    You're very welcome!

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