paranoid schizophrenia


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par·a·noid schiz·o·phre·ni·a

schizophrenia characterized predominantly by delusions of persecution and megalomania.

paranoid schizophrenia

DSM 295.30 Psychiatry A type of schizophrenia associated with feelings of being persecuted or plotted against. Affected individuals may have grandiose delusions associated with protecting themselves from the perceived plot. See 287 in DSM-IV. See Paranoid personality disorder, Schizophrenia.

par·a·noid schiz·o·phre·ni·a

(par'ă-noyd skits'ō-frē'nē-ă)
A form of that mental disorder characterized predominantly by delusions of persecution and megalomania.
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