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Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause sudden intermittent paranoia?

Can Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) cause sudden intermittent paranoia?

Yes : Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) has a long list of side effects, which need to be monitored regularly. The dose can be adjusted as needed or a different medication can be treatment with a stmulant is deemed necessary. ...Read more

Paranoid (Definition)

Someone who fears others mean to harm him/her in some way. They may believe or think others are spying on them or plotting to kill them. When the fear is totally irrational and without basis it may be delusional ...Read more


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How can I treat paranoia?

How can I treat paranoia?

See a therapist: "Paranoia" is a specific symptom, usually associated with psychotic disorders. The term is often used in common conversation to refer to all kinds of fears, anxieties, suspiciousness, etc. If it is bothering you it could be worth at least consulting with a therapist to put your mind at ease and get a better handle on exactly where these feelings are coming from. ...Read more

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Why people think that I have paranoia?

Paranoia pervasive: You distrust & are ssupiciousness of others. You interpret others motives as malevolent beginning in early adulthood. 4 of folllowing present: you suspect that others are exploiting, harming or deceiving you. You do not trust loyalty or trustworthiness of friends /associates. Persistenltly bear grudges. Recurrent suspicion without justification of fidelity of others, sexual partner/spouse. ...Read more

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How could i tell if I have paranoia problems?

Talk to family.: The best source of information is usually family. Seek help from your support system and discuss with them your concerns. Family members or people that live with you and know you well can provide crucial information. Utilize these resources. If help is needed for treatment, make an appointment with psychiatrist who can help treat your symptoms. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of paranoia and what should I do?

What are the symptoms of paranoia and what should I do?

Paranoia: Paranoia makes you feel suspicious of others or their motives; you also might be more secretive about your own activities. You might think others are hiding things from you, or telling lies when they've really given no indication that they're untrustworthy. I'd suggest checking things out with your physician, because several types of problems can cause this -- and help is certainly available. ...Read more

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What to do if I have health paranoia anyone else have this?

Hypochondriasis: Seeing a therapist may alleviate some of your health concerns. Take time to discuss your thoughts about your health and what you think may be symptoms. With time and understanding and education, you will be less anxious about your health. ...Read more

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How can I get help with my paranoia and people pleasing personality?

Counseling: Generally this kind of problem responds well to short term cognitive behavioral therapy (cbt). The goal of therapy is to identify the automatic thoughts (for example "no one really likes me") and replace them with more realistic ones. Ask your doctor for a referral. ...Read more

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Paranoia (Definition)

Paranoia is a symptom in which the individual's thought process is pervaded by ...Read more