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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"Peter is on twice-daily medication for paranoid schizophrenia and may become aggressive or irritable without his treatment.
Judge Michael Challinor told the court: "I am satisfied that he is suffering from paranoid schizophrenia and that this is the best solution." Others involved have been dealt with separately by a different court.
At Gillott's sentencing this week, the court heard he had been diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and was deemed a danger to the public, and that he had been taking drugs since he was 16 and had progressed on to crack cocaine, which he had taken on the day of the attack.
At a previous hearing atCoventry Crown Court,prosecutor Peter Grieves-Smith said at the time of the killing the defendant was suffering with paranoid schizophrenia, and he had certain beliefs about his mother.
'Across the medical jurisprudence, paranoid schizophrenia is classified as a chronic and permanent mental disorder affecting cognitive functions and with poor prognosis,' the review petition argued.
Mr Keeling said psychiatrists had concluded the defendant suffered from severe and enduring paranoid schizophrenia and believed his father had been trying to kill his mother.
The inmate's condition has continued to worsen over time and, he was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia on more than one occasion.
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Rae, who suffers from paranoid schizophrenia, was arrested and initially charged with two offences under the Explosive Substances Act 1883, which included possessing explosive components with intent to endanger life or to cause serious injury to property.
But those who survive have shown some common features, such as narcissistic personality disorder and paranoid schizophrenia. That was the case with the Norwegian Anders Breivik, who, in 2011, detonated a van bomb that killed eight people, before shooting dead 69 participants in a youth summer camp.
A MAN diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia who stabbed his girlfriend's son 18 times has been found guilty of attempted murder and sent to a secure psychiatric hospital.
Sutcliffe murdered 13 women and was jailed in 1981 but diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and put in the secure hospital.