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Schizophrenia and Other Psychosis

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A 60 year man gives a 10 year history that he suspects his neighbours and he feels that when ever he passes by they sneeze and plan against behind his back. He feels that his wife has been replaced by a double and calls police for help. He is quite well groomeD. alert, occasionally consumes alcohol. The likely diagnosis is (DNB June 2010)



A Paranoid personality

B Paranoid schizophrenia

C Alcoholic hallucinations

D Dementia

Ans. B Paranoid schizophrenia

In personality disorder there is no delusion and hallucinations and history dates usually back since Adolescence. In this case there is delusion of double & delusion of persecution so answer is paranoid schizophrenia

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