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Paranoid Personality Disorder

A personality disorder characterized by the avoidance of accepting deserved blame and an unwarranted view of others as malevolent. The latter is expressed as suspiciousness, hypersensitivity, and mistrust.

Year introduced: 1991(1979)

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Tree Number(s): F03.675.600

MeSH Unique ID: D010260

Entry Terms:

  • Paranoid Personality
  • Paranoid Personalities
  • Personalities, Paranoid
  • Personality, Paranoid
  • Personality Disorder, Paranoid
  • Disorder, Paranoid Personality
  • Disorders, Paranoid Personality
  • Paranoid Personality Disorders
  • Personality Disorders, Paranoid

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