A 36-year-old woman with schizophrenia comes to the emergency room with the chief complaint that “they are trying to kill me.” In the examining room, she is hypervigilant and insists on sitting in the corner with her back to the wall. Suddenly she begins to stare intently into the corner and say, “No, you can’t make me do that!” Which of the following symptoms is this patient most likely experiencing?

a. Concrete thinking

b. Depersonalization

c. Flight of ideas

d. Hallucination

e. Idea of reference

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