Paranoid type schizophrenia is a mental illness that involves false beliefs of being persecuted or plotted against.
Causes, incidence, and risk factors
Review Date: 02/07/2010
Reviewed By: David B. Merrill, MD, Assistant Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc.