paranoid ideation


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paranoid ideation

an exaggerated, sometimes grandiose, belief or suspicion, usually not of a delusional nature, that one is being harassed, persecuted, or treated unfairly.
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Another unexpected result of this study was the detection of higher prevalence for female mental health symptoms on a wide variety of sub-scales, some of which were not predicted in the hypothesis, including hostility and paranoid ideation.
More specifically, higher spiritual meaning scores were associated with significantly higher levels of interpersonal sensitivity, hostility, phobic anxiety, paranoid ideation, and psychoticism at baseline.
In keeping with extant theory and research, higher scores on beliefs and values were associated with significantly lower levels of paranoid ideation at baseline.
In retrospect, these results likely reflected an increase in paranoid ideation, which had become evident at the 6-month follow-up.
From the psychiatrist's perspective, the increase in the patient's paranoid ideation might have been a result of either the change in medication or poor compliance rather than improved hearing.
As hypothesized, our study found no relationship between MD and other measures of personality and pathology such as interpersonal sensitivity, psychoticism, and paranoid ideation.
Lastly, pretreatment symptoms of paranoid ideation were found to be associated with less cannabis use at follow-up but not at pretreatment.
Compared with nonbereaved adolescents, the bereaved adolescents scored significantly higher on subscales of the Brief Symptom Inventory including hostility, interpersonal sensitivity, paranoid ideation, somatization, psychoticism, and global distress prior to the parent's death (J.
Go after depression aggressively, and the paranoid ideation goes away," Dr.
Hospital, might add an atypical antipsychotic to lithium or valproate at the outset for patients with psychotic or cognitive features such as paranoid ideation.
For coguitive-perceptual symptoms, which typically take the form of dissociation, illusions, paranoid ideation, or hallucinations and can lead to aggressive behavior, low-dose antipsychotics, such as 2.
There were no differences between the two groups on MMPI subscales assessing depression, anxiety, difficulty in thinking and concentrating, somatization, elevated mood, or paranoid ideation.