paranoid personality disorder

noun

Medical Definition of paranoid personality disorder

: a personality disorder characterized by a pervasive pattern of distrust and suspicion of others resulting in a tendency to attribute the motives of others to malevolence

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“Paranoid personality disorder.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paranoid%20personality%20disorder. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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