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Do people with paranoid schizophrenia also suffer from disorganized thinking?
10 doctors weighed in

Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
4 doctors agree
In brief: Paranoid Schizoph.
Paranoid type of schizophrenia have delusions/hallucinations but no disorganized behaviors or affective flattening.

In brief: Paranoid Schizoph.
Paranoid type of schizophrenia have delusions/hallucinations but no disorganized behaviors or affective flattening.
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Kevin Passer
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Disorganized thinking can be a major part of schizophrenia and in fact, it is a particular subtype.
The four types of schizophrenia are: 1) paranoid type; 2) disorganized type; 3) catatonic type; 4) undifferentiated type. There can be overlaps between types in terms of symptoms.

In brief: Yes
Disorganized thinking can be a major part of schizophrenia and in fact, it is a particular subtype.
The four types of schizophrenia are: 1) paranoid type; 2) disorganized type; 3) catatonic type; 4) undifferentiated type. There can be overlaps between types in terms of symptoms.
Dr. Kevin Passer
Dr. Kevin Passer
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Dr. Glen Elliott
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
2 doctors agree
In brief: Often/not always
Paranoid schizophrenia is remarkable in part because some with this disorder are highly functional and seem completely normal except with respect to the particular their delusion.
However, over time, partly because of the constant strain imposed by their belief system, impairment in other areas, including more disorganized thinking, can occur.

In brief: Often/not always
Paranoid schizophrenia is remarkable in part because some with this disorder are highly functional and seem completely normal except with respect to the particular their delusion.
However, over time, partly because of the constant strain imposed by their belief system, impairment in other areas, including more disorganized thinking, can occur.
Dr. Glen Elliott
Dr. Glen Elliott
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