Paranoid Personality Disorder

Baylee Ferguson


-Family/ friendship problems

-Highly critical of others, yet sensitive to criticism of self


-Suspects that others are exploiting, harming, or deceiving him or her

-Quick to react angrily

-Difficulty relaxing

-Hostile, stubborn and argumentative

-Perception of innocent incidents as threatening


-Treatment is difficult for people with this disorder, because they are often very suspicious of doctors or anyone. If treatment is accepted, talk therapy and medications can help reduce paranoia.


-The causes of Paranoid Personality disorder are unknown, but it most likely involves a combination of biological and psychological factors.

-It is common in people who have close relatives with schizophrenia or delusional disorder.

-Also more common in men than women.

Could be caused by early childhood experiences