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Concomitants of paranoia in the general population.

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BACKGROUND: Paranoia is an unregarded but pervasive attribute of human populations. In this study we carried out the most comprehensive investigation so far of the demographic, economic, social and clinical correlates of self-reported paranoia in the general population. METHOD: Data weighted to be nationally representative were analysed from the Adult Psychiatric Morbidity Survey in England (APMS 2007; n=7281). RESULTS: The prevalence of paranoid thinking in the previous year ranged from 18.6...

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10.1017/s0033291710001546

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Psychiatry
McManus, S More by this author
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Jenkins, R More by this author
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Journal:
Psychological medicine
Volume:
41
Issue:
5
Pages:
923-936
Publication date:
2011-05-05
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EISSN:
1469-8978
ISSN:
0033-2917
URN:
uuid:edc4885b-ed18-4fb7-90d0-c14853fb5c3d
Source identifiers:
180528
Local pid:
pubs:180528

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