Paranoid Schizophrenia

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Paranoid Schizophrenia


- Isolated - Auditory hallucinations- they hear things that are not real. - Delusions- beliefs that is not real. - Anxiety - Detachment – patient may be physically and emotionally reserved and remote. - Aggression and violence - Quarrels - Condescension- patient feels as if they know things other are unaware of. - Suicidal thoughts and behaviour - Become socially withdrawn

Brain dysfunction most probably caused by a combination of genetics and enviromental triggers.

Possible Causes

Possible Treatments

- Medications: Atypical and Typical antipsychotics- for the treatment of psychiatric conditions.- Other drugs: Antidepressants, anti-anxiety drug or mood-stabilizing medications.- Hospitalization: if the symptoms get critical, hospitalization is the safest option in terms of the patience nutrition, sleep and help with hygiene. - Psychotherapy: Very important. - Social and Vocational skills training: This may help the patient live independently. - ECT (electroconvulsive therapy): In this procedure an electric current is sent through the brain to produce controlled seizures (convulsion).

- Dangerous - Commits Murder - No redeming qualities- Retarded

Stereotypes and Stigmas

Paranoid Schizohrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia in this state a person has dellusions false beliefs that people around them are aslways trying to hurt them.

Paranoid Schizophrenia

Nordqvist, C. (2010, June 23). "What Is Paranoid Schizophrenia? What Causes Paranoid Schizophrenia?." Medical News Today. Retrieved from


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