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What are 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 kind of delusions and spend their life obsessively trying to defend themselves from those they feel want to hurt them.
Answered on Nov 28, 2017

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