Paranoid Personality Disorder



People with this disorder suffer from an unrelenting mistrust and suspicion of others. They interpret that other have evil intentions. This trait begins by early adulthood and shows up in a variety of contexts.


Symptoms

 

  •  Suspects, without sufficient basis, that others are exploiting or harming him or her
  •  Is preoccupied with unjustified doubts about the locality or trustworthiness of friends or associates
  •  Is reluctant to confide in others because of unwarranted fear that the information will be used maliciously against him or her
  •  Reads hidden demeaning or threatening meaning into benign remarks or events
  •  Persistently bears grudges and is unforgiving of insults, injuries, or slights
  •  Perceives attacks on his or her character or reputation that are not apparent to others and is quick to react angrily or to counterattack
  •  Has recurrent suspicious without justification regarding fidelity of spouse or sexual partner

CAN TREATMENT HELP?
The effectiveness of psychotherapies on reducing anxiety, stress and phobia is well established. In particular, cognitive behaviour therapy and clinical hypnotherapy have shown the most encouraging results.

HOW EFFECTIVE IS OUR TREATMENT?
Our panel has highly trained and qualified mental health professionals with competence as either cognitive behaviour therapists, clinical hypnotherapists, clinical and counselling psychologists. They have the necessary skills, competence and experience to help people overcome difficulties after determining the type of disorder and the right approach for that condition.
Medication is not usually recommended in the treatment of mild to moderate psychological problems. However, in some cases, it may be helpful to consider a combined approach of counselling and medication and we will advise on the right way to go about it.
Our team of psychotherapists are highly trained and qualified mental health professionals with competence as either Cognitive Behaviour Therapists, clinical Hypnotherapists, Clinical and Counselling Psychologists. Our mental health professionals have the necessary skills, competence and experience to help you.