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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The difficulty in detecting paranoid schizophrenia lies in the fact that
For the group of patients belonging to paranoid schizophrenia category of diagnostic analysed, non-voluntarily hospitalized, the increasing frequency of unemployed patients (52.2%) is highlighted.
"You were clearly devoted to Romario and Delayno, but for some time you have suffered from paranoid schizophrenia.
The best prognosis was for paranoid schizophrenia and the worst for non-paranoid schizophrenia; hebephrenia ("disorganized") and undifferentiated schizophrenia had similarly poor outcomes.
Mr Jenkins said three psychiatric reports on Evans all said he was suffering from mental illness in March and the most likely diagnosis was paranoid schizophrenia.
The day I get the dizzying news of acceptance at the news organisation, I tell the coffee shop owner that at last someone with paranoid schizophrenia has made it into a position where he can publicly fight the stigma against mental illness.
The judge told jurors that they could find Watts guilty-but-insane if they decided he suffered paranoid schizophrenia. However, Oregon law does not afford that verdict to a defendant whose psychosis is caused by drug abuse.
Prosecutors say evidence from two psychiatrists will show that the man was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia at the time of the attempted hijack.
No heartfelt speeches, no expository dialogue about paranoid schizophrenia, no CIA agents!
The story presents a case of paranoid schizophrenia. The main character is Axenty Ivanov, the "madman" who ascribed `logic' (in his eyes) to whatever happened to him.
Scientists have found elevated concentrations of beta-PEA in the urine of people with paranoid schizophrenia.
His diagnosis of the patient: paranoid schizophrenia and antisocial personality disorder, making him a clear and imminent danger to others.