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Equilibrium - Self Harmony

Paranoid personality disorder

Definition
An unwarranted tendency to interpret the actions of other people as deliberately threatening or demeaning.

Causes, incidence and risk factors.

People that suffer from this disorder are often suspicious of other people, and are unable to identify any negative feelings that they have toward others. The cause of the disorder is unknown but it is believed that it is more likely to occur in people that have a family member who suffers with schizophrenia.

The symptoms of Paranoid personality disorder

Suspicion
Concern with hidden motives
Inability to relax
Inability to collaborate
Social isolation
Poor self image
Detachment
Hostility
Argumentative
Poor sense of humour
Unforgiving
Easily slighted

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