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Understanding Paranoia: A Guide for Professionals, Families, and Sufferers

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In this insightful book, the author vividly takes the reader inside the minds of people who are paranoid: experiencing delusions of persecution ranging from thinking others are out to get them to falsely believing they have physical illness. Kantor also explains to us other facets of the Paranoid Personality, including suspiciousness, hypersensitivity, extreme vigilance, s ...more
Hardcover, 252 pages
Published June 30th 2004 by Praeger Publishers (first published 2004)
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Oct 09, 2012 Mel rated it liked it
Only about halfway through it but it's very eye-opening for me. Considering I can't get anyone local to actually talk to me...never mind the fact that me actually GOING to talk to somebody about this...it's giving me a good grip on my reality. Understanding is the 1st step. I can hopefully make progress soon...
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Aug 11, 2011 Rachel added it
The author spends way too much time defending his position rather than making a point. One gets the feeling he's rather paranoid himself with all his talk about how unfairly his works have been mistreated by the press, etc.
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