Paranoid personality disorder

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What is paranoid personality disorder?

Paranoid personality disorder is characterized as persistent belief that others are constantly trying to exploit, harm, or deceive them. This disorder is usually more common in men than in women.

Common symptoms reported by people with paranoid personality disorder

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What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for paranoid personality disorder

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Who has paranoid personality disorder on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 18 say paranoid personality disorder is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 21
30s 9
40s 18
50s 15
60s 0
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 5
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 15
Female 51

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 26
Not Diagnosed 14

These charts show data from paranoid personality disorder patients who have completed their condition history
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