Paranoia and Schizophrenia

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A 6 page research paper that contrasts the mental disorders of Paranoia and Schizophrenia. Diagnoses of mental disorders, as standardized by the Diagnostic and Statistic Manual of Mental Disorders, Fourth Edition (DSM-IV), distinguished between Schizoid Personality Disorder and Paranoid Personality Disorder, yet these two diagnoses have very similar symptoms. This brings up the question of what constitutes the difference between these two disorders and what these differences mean in terms of understanding the general topic of mental disorders. Bibliography lists 6 sources.