paranoidism

Related to paranoidism: paranoid state

paranoidism

a state resembling paranoia.
See also: Insanity
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It is also because of this, Confucianism has no tendency of absolutism, dogmatism, and will not likely leads to extremism or paranoidism. It can be helpful in mediating human relations and solving social contradictions, thus to accommodate cultural diversity yet to maintain a harmonious social political environment.
I think, it is necessary to do everything quite on the contrary in order to avoid paranoidism characteristic to close societies.
The distinctive characteristics of this profile are increasing emotional instability (neuroticism) associated with an excessive concern for health and well being (hypochondria), a dysthymic pessimistic mood (depression), which in A and B was accompanied by irritability, suspicion and apprehension (paranoidism), and an attitude of withdrawal and avoidance of social situations (introversion) in the patient whose condition lasted longest (A).