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(p. 121) The puzzle of paranoia 

(p. 121) The puzzle of paranoia
(p. 121) The puzzle of paranoia

Daniel Freeman

, Philippa Garety

, and David Fowler

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date: 23 October 2019

This chapter explores the complexity of paranoia. It outlines psychological factors and persecutory ideation (including anxiety, negative beliefs, adverse events and trauma), the threat anticipation model of persecutory delusions (delusion formation, maintenance, and distress), and future research for the subject area.

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