PARANOID TENDENCY

a tendency in regard to emotions of mistrust, persecutory beliefs, and aversive understandings of oneself and of other people.

PARANOID TENDENCY: "Her paranoid tendencies are significant enough that we would like to keep her for observation."
Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "PARANOID TENDENCY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paranoid-tendency/ (accessed November 24, 2017).
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