paranoid schizophrenia


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paranoid schizophrenia

[′par·ə‚nȯid ‚skit·sə′frē·nē·ə]
(psychology)
A form of schizophrenia in which delusions of persecution or grandeur (or both), hallucinations, and ideas of reference predominate and sometimes are systematized.
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Law enforcement first responders and negotiators must understand individuals diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia by learning the characteristics they may exhibit.
Individuals with paranoid schizophrenia commonly have extremely bizarre delusions or hallucinations, almost always on a specific theme.
The onset of paranoid schizophrenia is generally in the late twenties.
The court heard Jones was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia after years of taking cocaine, cannabis, heroin and "the drug of his choice" - amphetamine.
He had left the hospital where he was being treated for paranoid schizophrenia
The Ripper given 20 life terms in 1981 for murdering 13 women and trying to kill seven more was returned to jail after a tribunal decided his paranoid schizophrenia had been successfully treated.
But the psychiatrist involved felt Brown, who was first diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia 20 years earlier, "was not displaying any behaviour that was overly concerning" and after their hourlong assessment it was not felt that he "posed any risk," said Nick Johnson, QC, prosecuting.
A YOUNG man with paranoid schizophrenia went on a PS24,000 rampage of destruction on a Coventry Social Services car park following a meeting about his benefit claim.
It is clear you were severely mentally ill at the time, suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
Mohammad has a history of mental illness and his family say he was treated for paranoid schizophrenia in Edinburgh before returning to Pakistan in 2010.
He later fell into drug use and was later found to be suffering from paranoid schizophrenia.
This story of the world-famous daughter handling a parent's paranoid schizophrenia provides a different survey of Marilyn Monroe and her family, including her mother, foster mother, and legal guardian.