According to Mind
Everybody experiences suspicious or irrational thoughts from time to time. These fears are described as paranoid when they are exaggerated and there is no evidence that they are true.
There are three key features of paranoid thoughts. If you have paranoia, you may:
Generally speaking, if you are experiencing paranoia, you will feel a sense of threat and fear.
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