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paranoidschizophrenia

 a subcategory of schizophrenia,whereby an individual possesses an organised and systematic set of delusions or hallucinations,including that of persecution or jealousy.

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June 21st 2021

pervasive developmentdisorder (PDD)

refers to a group of five disorders characterised by delays inthe development of multiple basic functions includingsocialisation andcommunication. The most commonly known PDD is autism.