Schizophrenia: Helping Someone Who Is Paranoid
You may be able to tell when someone is paranoid. The person may accuse others of trying to harm him or her or may look around fearfully. The person may talk about protecting himself or herself from attack.
Here are ways to help the person who is paranoid:
To help with situations that may cause paranoia:
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