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Is the nature of suspicion/suspecting people often classified as a paranoid personality disorder?

10 doctors weighed in
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In brief: Could Be

It could be part of general personality pattern or if there are fixed false beliefs about such things , it could be a delusin.
In either case talking to mental health professional is a good idea.

In brief: Could Be

It could be part of general personality pattern or if there are fixed false beliefs about such things , it could be a delusin.
In either case talking to mental health professional is a good idea.
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
Dr. Michael Blumenfield
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4 doctors agree

In brief: With what intensity

There can be healthy suspiciousness and there can be obsessional, paranoid one.
If it is becoming an everyday occurrence, you may consider you have a problem. Check out of the fog on line support group for people with personality disorders and their loved ones, for a detail list of symptoms.

In brief: With what intensity

There can be healthy suspiciousness and there can be obsessional, paranoid one.
If it is becoming an everyday occurrence, you may consider you have a problem. Check out of the fog on line support group for people with personality disorders and their loved ones, for a detail list of symptoms.
Dr. Christine Forest
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Dr. Lawrence Smith
Clinical Psychology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Suspecting others

Having suspicions about other people is not necessarily a problem--especially if they actually are guilty.
But, there may be a problem when the suspiciousness becomes pervasive and is focused on the motives of many others in a variety of contexts. But, in order to diagnose a patient with paranoid personality disorder your doctor would detect at least four specific and related symptoms.

In brief: Suspecting others

Having suspicions about other people is not necessarily a problem--especially if they actually are guilty.
But, there may be a problem when the suspiciousness becomes pervasive and is focused on the motives of many others in a variety of contexts. But, in order to diagnose a patient with paranoid personality disorder your doctor would detect at least four specific and related symptoms.
Dr. Lawrence Smith
Dr. Lawrence Smith
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