A type of schizophrenia in which the patient has numerous systematized delusions as well as hallucinations and ideas of reference. He or she may also be agitated, angry, argumentative, and sometimes violent.
When a person experiences feelings that he or she is being persecuted.
A subcategory of schizophrenia. Its dominant symptom is a set of delusions that are often elaborately systematized, usually of grandeur or persecution.
preoccupation with delusions that are generally consistent with a theme such as being hunted by adversaries. Beliefs are often accompanied by auditory and visual hallucinations. Judgment is impaired; behavior can be erratic, unpredictable and sometimes dangerous.
a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and (if delusions are not acted on) may function in an apparently normal manner
a type of schizophrenia marked by hallucinations, delusions, suspiciousness, and argumentativeness. (503)
A severe form of mental illness typically characterized by delusions of persecution and hallucinations. This condition may be induced by binge use of stimulants.
A schizophrenic reaction in which the patient has delusions of persecution. See also schizophrenia.