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Anyone living well with severe paranoid delusions?

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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, as this symptom means a fearful existence avoiding imagined threats that seem always to be nearby.
Answered on Apr 23, 2016
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