Resources tagged with paranoid

Paranoia

Living With Alzheimer's >> What They're Feeling | 04.24.15

Paranoia: feelings of fear and mistrust People with Alzheimer’s and other dementias can grow distrustful and suspicious of those around them — even those closest to them. This can lead to unrealistic fears, as well as hurtful accusations that caregivers or other individuals are out to harm them, steal things or cheat them in some…

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Delusions

Living With Alzheimer's >> Behavior Basics | 04.24.15

Delusions: when fantasy becomes reality Among the more troubling symptoms of dementia are delusions that cause the person to treat real situations as the truth. Some of the more common delusional beliefs of those with dementia: Claiming that people are stealing from them or hiding personal items. Believing people close to them are imposters or…

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