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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
Clinical Psychology 37 years experience
Hard to do alone: If there is someone you trust, lay person or pro, try to ask them to confirm or challenge your point of view. Let them know that your idea is what you... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
Make sure they get: psychiatric help and medication. Paranoia tends to get worse without treatment and they may see you as a threat as well without treatment.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Variety of delusions: Delusions (demonstrably untrue beliefs held with strong conviction) can be classified as either non-bizarre or bizarre. An example of a non-bizarre de... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
Psychiatry 37 years experience
I doubt it: There's no way to know for sure. I've certainly never met anyone living well with severe paranoid delusions. It's hard to picture how anyone might, ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
Clinical Psychology 15 years experience
Paranoid: Deeply rooted feelings of unjust persecution that likely have no basis in reality.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
It depends: It depends on what that root cause is. If schizophrenia, one would need antipsychotic medicines at optimal, consistent dosing for a time. If it's a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
A Verified Doctoranswered
41 years experience
Anxiety vs paranoia: Someone suffering from paranoid delusion is convinced that what they believe is true in spite of all evidence to the contrary. They cannot be talked ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology 31 years experience
Anxiety v. psychosis: Ocd has two major components: intrusive and inappropriate thoughts (not worries about real-life problems), and repetitive behaviors aimed at preventin... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Not generally: "hormone imbalance" can encompass a great many things, including all kinds of mood instability, agitation, appetite changes, and sleep disturbances. ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 43 years experience
Very different: Schizophrenia is a chronic, severe, and often disabling brain disorder with psychotic symptoms like hallucinations, delusions, and thought disorder. ... Read More

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