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what is paranoid delusions

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Paranoid delusion: Are fantasies that someone wants to do you harm that have no basis in reality. When someone suffers from paranoia they tend to be tormented by these k ... Read More

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynne Weixel
35 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barbara Lavi
34 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Reidbord
35 years experience in Psychiatry
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
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Berry
13 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Paranoid: Deeply rooted feelings of unjust persecution that likely have no basis in reality.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience in Radiation Oncology
Reality: Breaks are or can be serious and if her symptoms include hurting herself or other people, she needs immediate help. Go to er. If these are feelings of ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
41 years experience in Psychiatry
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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Donald Jacobson
39 years experience in Psychiatry
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 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lawrence Smith
29 years experience in Clinical Psychology
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
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