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Explanation: Selbstreferenz: Das Gefühl des Patienten einer unmittelbaren
Verbindung zwischen ihm selbst und äußeren Ereignissen
oder anderen Menschen.
(from: Neuropsychologie der Schizophrenie - Symptome, Kognition, Gehirn; Seite 489)
Ideas of reference or delusions of reference involve a person having a belief or perception that irrelevant, unrelated or innocuous things in the world are referring to them directly or have special personal significance. (from: Psychology Wiki)
Two objective scales were constructed, one to measure the degree to which a subject possessed ideas of reference (the false idea that others are noticing or speaking of him), and... (from: Experimental studies of projection: II. Ideas of reference)