paranoid schizophrenia

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Noun1.paranoid schizophrenia - a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and (if delusions are not acted on) may function in an apparently normal manner
dementia praecox, schizophrenia, schizophrenic disorder, schizophrenic psychosis - any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact
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But in 1984 he was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and sent to Broadmoor after claiming he believed he was on a mission from God to kill sex workers.
Trevor Meegan, defending, explained that Naghdi has been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia with symptoms which include delusions of persecution, TURN TO PAGE 2 FROM PAGE ONE and is on anti-psychotic medication.
A British--Pakistani man, 70, suffering from paranoid schizophrenia recently traveled to Pakistan.
The prime minister most likely suffers from paranoid schizophrenia.
The doctor treating Asghar in Edinburgh said in a letter dated June 2011 that he suffered from paranoid schizophrenia and believed that the Pakistani and British governments were attempting to control him.
Two court-appointed psychiatrists found Goh incompetent due to paranoid schizophrenia, according to Goh's attorney David Klaus, cited by the San Francisco Chronicle.
Beforehand, FBI profiler Robert K Ressler asserted that Mullin had paranoid schizophrenia.
Roderick, from Carlisle, was examined by two psychiatrists who determined he was suffering from paranoid schizophrenia at the time.
The first team diagnosed him with paranoid schizophrenia, a serious mental illness which would rule out a prison sentence.
Travels of the Mind" is a memoir of Ettore Grillo as struggles with the paranoid schizophrenia that consumes his life.
Holden said Breivik had developed paranoid schizophrenia and was psychotic at the time of the attacks, and that his condition was persisting.
The authors focus on the Virginia Tech massacre and the psychological profile of Cho Seung-Hui to illustrate the dangers of paranoid schizophrenia, its warning signs, and what can be done to spare the public from these often preventable horrific occurrences.