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What if your paranoia and anxiety is real?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Joseph Boland
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Fear Can Be Healthy
We typically do not have patients seeking help that are pretending to have paranoia and anxiety, these feelings are real.
A better question may be whether your reaction is healthy or unhealthy/excessive. People tend to seek treatment when they have reactions that are excessive for the situation. Paranoia implies being overly/irrationally suspicious and distrustful.

In brief: Fear Can Be Healthy
We typically do not have patients seeking help that are pretending to have paranoia and anxiety, these feelings are real.
A better question may be whether your reaction is healthy or unhealthy/excessive. People tend to seek treatment when they have reactions that are excessive for the situation. Paranoia implies being overly/irrationally suspicious and distrustful.
Dr. Joseph Boland
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Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Anxiety
It is likely that the anxiety and paranoia you experience is real to you.
In order to have a reality test consult a mental health professional who can help you assess your condition realistically. Also try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site, full or articles, exercises, video's to manage anxiety on a daily basis. Best.

In brief: Anxiety
It is likely that the anxiety and paranoia you experience is real to you.
In order to have a reality test consult a mental health professional who can help you assess your condition realistically. Also try using the free anti anxiety app featured on the soundmindz.Org web site, full or articles, exercises, video's to manage anxiety on a daily basis. Best.
Dr. Arthur Ciaramicoli
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