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How can you help someone with paranoid delusions?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 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.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

My friend is suffering from paranoid delusions - what can I do to help her?

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Dr. Andrew Turrisi
Radiation Oncology 47 years experience
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 persecution, life isn't fair, every one hates me: engage someone skilled at evaluation to discern if talk or medication is needed.
A 47-year-old member asked:

Help docs! my mom has been having paranoid delusions?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 35 years experience
Get her evaluated: By a psychiatrist. She may need hospitalization and/ or medication.

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