paranoid personality disorder


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paranoid personality disorder

n.
A personality disorder characterized by persistent distrust and suspicion of others, occurring independently of other disorders such as schizophrenia.
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Individuals with paranoid personality disorder tend to lead maladaptive lifestyles and might present as irritable, unpleasant, and emotionally guarded.
It was 0.392 for paranoid personality disorder 0.880 for schizoid 0.890 dissocial 0.956 for emotionally unstable impulsive 0.938 for emotionally unstable borderline 0.941 for histrionic 0.842 for anankastic 0.927 for anxious and 0.894 for dependent personality disorder.
Common symptoms of paranoid personality disorder include:
The SCID-II/DIB-R group exhibited poorer outcome comorbid variables, with a higher rate of Axis II comorbid disorders, and a greater comorbidity with those disorders found to be predictors of poor outcome, such as substance abuse disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, antisocial personality disorder, schizotypal personality disorder, and paranoid personality disorder. Only the total number of comordid personality disorders and the presence of paranoid personality disorder remained significant at the conservative Bonferroni p value.
Age-Related Psychiatric Disorders Child and Adolescent * Attention-deficit/Hyperactivity disorder * Conduct disorder Adult * Antisocial personality disorder * Paranoid personality disorder * Bipolar disorder * Delusional disorder (persecutory type) * Post-traumatic stress disorder Schizophrenia * Substance-related disorders * Geriatric dementia Source: APA, 2000.
DSM-IV PERSONALITY DISORDERS Cluster A Paranoid personality disorder Odd and eccentric) Schizoid personality disorder Cluster B Histrionic personality disorder (Flamboyant) Narcissistic personality disorder Antisocial personality disorder Borderline personality disorder Cluster C Avoidant personality disorder (Anxious avoidant) Dependant personality disorder Obsessive-Compulsive personality disorder TABLE 2A.
He said: 'There was no dispute the defendant suffered from a paranoid personality disorder of the obsessive-compulsive type at the time of these events.
The judge added, 'There was no dispute but that the defendant suffered from a paranoid personality disorder of the obsessive-compulsive type at the time of these events.
Mr Justice Mackay, who described the circumstances leading to the murders as "bizarre", said: "There was no dispute but that the defendant suffered from a paranoid personality disorder of the obsessive/ compulsive type at the time of these events.
Mental Health Conditions/Chemical Dependency: With regard to mental health conditions, a person seeking a nursing license must disclose if s/he has been diagnosed with, treated, or hospitalized within the previous five years for schizophrenia and/or psychotic bipolar disorder, paranoid personality disorder, antisocial personality disorder, or borderline personality disorder.
The judge accepted a psychiatric report which found Lawrence to be suffering from a paranoid personality disorder.
Miss Porter, who suffers from a paranoid personality disorder, admitted one count of common assault at a hearing in November.