Paranoia: Delusion that people or events conspire against you.
Introduction: Paranoia is a type of delusion, a firmly held but nevertheless unrealistic belief. Paranoia is a persecutory delusion that someone will harm you in some way, whether physically, mentally or emotionally.
Detailed cause information for symptom: Paranoia:
Medical articles on symptoms: These general medical articles may be of interest:
- Symptoms of the Silent Killer Diseases
- Symptoms and Medical Malpractice
- Medical mistakes and their rates, causes and prevention
- Deaths and sudden death
Symptoms related to Paranoia: delusions (19)
Paranoia type of: Delusions (19)
Symptoms: symptom center, symptom groups, symptom descriptions
Possible causes of symptom: Paranoia: The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Paranoia as a symptom. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.
- Normal personality - people are diverse and some people have more paranoid beliefs or beliefs in conspiracy theories than other people.
- Cannabis intoxication
- Marijuana intoxication
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizoaffective disorder
- Delusional disorders
- Social phobia - excessive concern about other people "watching" or "judging" is like paranoia, but is not true paranoia.
Medications or substances causing Paranoia: The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Paranoia as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.
Conditions listing symptoms: Paranoia: The following list of conditions have 'Paranoia' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Conditions listing complications: Paranoia: The following list of conditions have 'Paranoia' or similar listed as a complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
Medical Tools & Articles:
- Risk Factor Center
- Medical Statistics Center
- Medical Treatment Center
- Prevention Center
- Medical Tests Center