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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paranoid_personality_disorder

Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is a mental disorder characterized by paranoia and a pervasive, long-standing suspiciousness and generalized mistrust of others. Individuals with this personality disorder may be hypersensitive , easily insulted, and habitually relate to the world by vigilant scanning of the environment for ...

www.psychologytoday.com/conditions/paranoid-personality-disorder

The word personality describes deeply ingrained patterns of behavior and the manner in which individuals perceive, relate to, and think about themselves and their world. Personality traits are conspicuous features of personality and are not necessarily pathological, although certain styles of personality traits may cause ...

www.healthline.com/health/paranoid-personality-disorder

May 17, 2017 ... Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is a type of eccentric personality disorder. An eccentric personality disorder means that the person's behavior may seem odd or unusual to others. An individual with paranoid personality behavior is very suspicious of other people. They mistrust the motives of others and ...

www.mentalhealthamerica.net/conditions/paranoia-and-delusional-disorders

Symptoms of paranoia and delusional disorders include intense and irrational mistrust or suspicion, which can bring on sense of fear, anger, and betrayal. Some identifiable beliefs and behaviors of individuals with symptoms of paranoia include mistrust, hypervigilence, difficulty with forgiveness, defensive attitude in ...

www.webmd.com/mental-health/paranoid-personality-disorder

May 18, 2016 ... Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is one of a group of conditions called " Cluster A" personality disorders which involve odd or eccentric ways of thinking. People with PPD also suffer from paranoia, an unrelenting mistrust and suspicion of others, even when there is no reason to be suspicious.

psychcentral.com/disorders/paranoid-personality-disorder-symptoms

Paranoid personality disorder generally isn't diagnosed when another psychotic disorder, such as schizophrenia or a bipolar or depressive disorder with psychotic features, has already been diagnosed in the person. Because personality disorders describe long-standing and enduring patterns of behavior, they are most ...

apt.rcpsych.org/content/15/1/40

This article presents a summary of the key diagnostic issues relating to paranoid personality disorder and describes various psychological and social processes mooted to be central to the genesis of paranoid thinking and behaviours. The evidence relating to paranoid personality disorder and risk of violence is summarised ...

my.clevelandclinic.org/health/articles/paranoid-personality-disorder

Paranoid personality disorder (PPD) is one of a group of conditions called Cluster A or eccentric personality disorders. People ... The thinking and behaviors associated with PPD can interfere with a person's ability to form and maintain relationships, as well as their ability to function socially and in work situations. In many ...

www.healthyplace.com/personality-disorders/paranoid-personality-disorder/what-is-paranoid-personality-disorder

Jul 20, 2016 ... Paranoid personality disorder causes sufferers to exhibit an enduring pattern of inner thoughts, feelings, and external behaviors that fall well outside societal norms. Typically, therapists can trace this pervasive and inflexible pattern of behaviors and inner experience back to adolescence or early adulthood.