Paranoia. Symptoms

Definition of paranoia
This term designates the nature paranoid and paranoid psychosis. According to a classical definition of paranoia is a "psychosis characterized by the development of a chronic delusional system, immutable, endogenously produced in the evolution of which accompanies sensory perfect conservation of order and lucidity of thought, of will and affectivity.

Paranoia must be considered a delusional system that develops slowly and insidiously and is more common in families with psychotic disorders like schizophrenia and delusional disorder. This indicates that a condition can occur in certain genes.

Symptoms of paranoia
According to the delusions tend to distinguish different types of paranoia: paranoia of persecution, which owns the querulous delusion and delirium of jealousy, paranoia and megalomania.

Symptoms of the paranoid character
* Pathological distrust (fear that others have ulterior motives)
* Pride exaggerated
* Rigidity of thought
* Misrepresentation of trial
* Lack of self-criticism
* Aggressiveness
* Detachment
* Difficulty in working with others

Symptoms of paranoid psychosis

* Delusions of affective, passionate. The person is believed betrayed the smallness observe (look, a phrase, etc.). In a partner.
* Delusions of such claims (plaintiffs). The people believed in their rights trampled, a victim of judicial errors and injustices.

Symptoms of paranoid megalomaniac
* Overestimation of himself
* Pride exaggerated
* The person boasts great achievements nonexistent.

Related Topics
Schizophrenia. Symptoms

*Automatic Translation