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Paranoid Schizophrenia: Learning and Managing this Condition

Paranoid schizophrenia is a complex and often debilitating mental illness that affects approximately 0.5% of the population.

Portrayed by a combination of hallucinations, delusions, and disorganised thinking, it can drastically impact a person’s ability to function in daily life.

In this article, we delve into the essential aspects of paranoid schizophrenia, including its symptoms, causes, and available treatments.

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This could make your social anxiety worse.

People who suffer from Social Anxiety Disorder become very adept at avoidance or safety behaviours.

It’s a natural reaction to something that feels bad, and of course, they will do whatever it takes to avoid those situations.  

But unwittingly, they are reinforcing their anxiety and even making it worse. Have a look at the common avoidance behaviours, and see if in trying to minimise exposure, you’re feeding the beast.

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