A 20-year-old male asked:
what is the difference between paranoia and megalomania and what is the link between them ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Bernard Seif answered
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Paranoia is: a generalized suspicion that other people are talking about us or plotting against us. Megalomania is a craving for power over others or entire groups of people. The two conditions overlap. Hitler is an example of both. Always check out suspicions first and avoid assumptions when questioning the motives of others. Peace and good health.
Answered on Sep 1, 2018
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