Paranoia is a state of mind characterised by irrational suspicions and mistrust of others.
Paranoia is an intense and distressing state of mind that can cause individuals to feel excessively anxious, suspicious, and fearful of others.
- Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy
Paranoid personality disorder comes under the umbrella of eccentric personality disorders.
The COVID-19 pandemic increased our feelings of paranoia, particularly in states where wearing masks was mandated.
The most difficult case I was ever charged with the provision of mental health treatment was for a former psychiatrist diagnosed with chronic paranoid schizophrenia.