The aim of this paper is to consider the new guidelines to better investigate and assess the cognitive and relational factors and the level of quality of life in patient with Paranoid Personality Disorder (PPD). We take into account influencing factors as the epidemiological ones, the co-morbidity, cognition, self-esteem level, metacognitive impairment, number and quality of interpersonal relationships and the difference between “Bad Me” and “Poor me” Paranoia. All of these, in a different miscellanea between individuals ,could be assessed and managed to make a correct clinical diagnosis and for the administration of the best integrate treatment.
Paranoid personality disorder: new areas of research in diagnosis and treatment / T. Agnello; C. Fante; C. Pruneti. - In: JOURNAL OF PSYCHOPATHOLOGY. - ISSN 2284-0249. - 19(2013), pp. 310-319.