Paranoia and attachment


The delusional beliefs of people with psychosis reflect disruption of fundamental needs that are characteristic of our species. In the case of paranoid (persecutory) delusions, this disruption is to the need to affiliate with... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Richard Bentall (University of Liverpool)
  2. Kasia Sitko (University of Leeds)
  3. Sophie Wickham (University of Liverpool)
  4. Anam Elahi (University of Liverpool & NIHR CLAHRC NWC)
  5. Jason Mcintyre (University of Liverpool)

Topic Areas

Therapeutic relationships , Society's impact on mental health


SAPM PUP » Papers: Paranoia (14:30 - Saturday, 2nd September, CT Hub, Lecture Theatre A)

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