Delusion Of Persecution

A person experiencing delusion of persecution is falsely believing that someone or others are going to harm or are already harming him. He often erroneously interprets random stimuli such as a friendly stranger being a spy, an innocent phone call as being tracked, and an ordinary burger as being poisoned. Since he lives in a world of threat, he seldom goes out of his room and takes extreme precautions in his activities. This symptom is associated with certain mental health conditions specially delusional disorder and schizophrenia.

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