Paranoid Personality Disorder

Paranoid Personality Disorder

Index

Criteria
Definition
Treatment ( Psychotherapy )
Treatment ( Pharmacotherapy )


Definition

ONSET Early adulthood and with a variety of contexts.


Diagnostic Criteria - Mental Health made easy.

1.   Marked distrust of others, as indicated by at least four of the following:

  1. Believes without reason that others are exploiting, harming, or trying to deceive her / him.
  2. Unjustified doubts about a friends / associates loyalty or trustworthiness.
  3. Believes with out reason that if she / he confides in others, this information somehow be used against her / him.
  4. Finds hidden demeaning or threatening meanings in harmless remarks or events.
  5. Unforgiving and bears grudges.
  6. Believes with out reason that people are out to attack his / her character or reputation and is quick to react with anger.
  7. Believes with out reason in the fidelity of their sexual partner.

 
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