PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA

in the DSM-IV-TR, a subset of schizophrenia, frequently with a later onset than other forms, marked by significant delusions or auditory hallucinations. The DSM-III assignment was paranoid type schizophrenic disorder.

PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA: "Paranoid schizophrenia is known to appear later in life than the average schizophrenic case that generally comes about in the twenties."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARANOID SCHIZOPHRENIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paranoid-schizophrenia/ (accessed July 16, 2019).
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