paranoid schizophrenia


paranoid schizophrenia

n.

  1. Schizophrenia characterized predominantly by megalomania and delusions of persecution.

A type of schizophrenia characterized by delusions of grandeur, paranoia, hallucinations, jealousy, hostility, aggressiveness, unfocused anxiety, argumentativeness, and, in severe cases, detachment from reality to the point of autism (see also autism).

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