Paranoia and You

We here at AtDT are always concerned about the well being of our fans, especially the ones who obviously have severe mental issues. This is the second installment of our series, which began with “Schizotypal Personality Disorder and You“. Today, we’ll discuss something or biggest “fans” suffer from:

Paranoia is an instinct or thought process which is believed to be heavily influenced by anxiety or fear, often to the point of delusion and irrationality. Paranoid thinking typically includes persecutory beliefs, or beliefs of conspiracy concerning a perceived threat towards oneself (i.e. the American colloquial phrase, “Everyone is out to get me”). Paranoia is distinct from phobias, which also involve irrational fear, but usually no blame. Making false accusations and the general distrust of other people also frequently accompany paranoia. For example, a paranoid person might believe an incident was intentional when most people would view it as an accident or coincidence. Paranoia is a central symptom of psychosis.

…like when people blame “ATDT” for everything that happens to them:

Next time, we’ll discuss “self-importance”, which is when someone you never even heard of thinks you’d want to follow them for no reason.

…or pretending that anyone would watch them on purpose, “stalk” them, or believes they can “glance” at people through a computer screen:

If you think you may be paranoid, take the following quiz like certain 64 year old ATDT-obsessed male from Nevada did to see if you need help:

Don’t be like the mystery quiz-taker above. Seek professional help if you score that high.

AtDT is here for you.

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