What Is Paranoia? - Definition, Symptoms & Causes


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What is paranoia?

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1. Which of the following is a symptom of paranoia?

2. Which of the following is not thought to be a cause of paranoia?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Paranoia is a condition with a specific set of symptoms and causes. This lesson quiz and worksheet will help you to identify and recall the specific characteristics of paranoia.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These tools will test you on:

  • Causes of paranoia
  • Psychological conditions related to paranoia
  • Specific symptoms of paranoia
  • Behavior resulting from paranoia

Skills Practiced

The quiz and worksheet will evaluate your skills of:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on paranoia
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the symptoms of paranoia in a different light
  • Defining key concepts - make certain you can accurately define the term paranoia

Additional Learning

Find out more about this subject by reviewing the lesson called What is Paranoia? - Definition, Symptoms & Causes. These objectives will be addressed in this lesson:

  • Recognize the range of symptoms of paranoia
  • Discover various physical and medical disorders tied to paranoia
  • Know about paranoid behavior