Definition of Paranoic
1. a paranoid [n -S] - See also: paranoid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Paranoic
Literary usage of Paranoic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1913)
"paranoic states are transformations of the personality in which reason appears ... Paranoid states are those resembling the paranoic transformations but ..."
2. The Modern Treatment of Nervous and Mental Diseases by William Alanson White, Smith Ely Jelliffe (1913)
"Fixed and systematized delusions are the essence of paranoic and paranoid states. ... paranoic states are transformations of the personality in which reason ..."
3. Text-book of Psychiatry: A Psychological Study of Insanity for Practitioners by Emanuel Mendel (1907)
"(c) The paranoic Delusions of Persecution. At first and in the mildest form these appear as attention (Neisser) or relation delusions. ..."
4. Statistical Manual for the Use of Institutions for the Insane by American Psychiatric Association (1918)
"Paranoia or paranoic Conditions From this group should be excluded the deteriorating para- noic states and paranoia states symptomatic of other mental ..."
5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"In two instances, manic depressive insanity was associated with paranoic states; in one of these a paranoic condition, without deterioration, the paranoic ..."
6. Psychiatric-neurologic Examination Methods: With Special Reference to the by August Wimmer (1919)
"The paranoic delusions developing at (a) the presenile age are usually also quite ... In alcoholic paranoic states an acute or subacute hallucinatory ..."