author={Farhan Kamrani and Nabila Kamrani and Farrukh Kamrani},
  journal={The Journal of social sciences and humanities},
The present study investigated the relationship between paranoia and job satisfaction. Paranoia is defined as suspiciousness and the feeling of being threatened even if there is no proof of real threat. Paranoia is a concept that is often ignored in researches in Pakistan and rarely explored in context of any concept related to occupational life. After a detailed literature review, it was hypothesized that paranoia would be negatively correlated to job satisfaction. The sample of the present… Expand
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Investigation of Job Satisfaction Levels of Tennis Coaches Who Work in Higher Education Institutions According to Personal Variables
According to some personal variables, this study examines tennis coaches’ job satisfaction levels in higher education institutions. A total of 50 tennis coaches, 16 women (32%), and 34 men (68%) tookExpand


The role of subclinical paranoia on social perception and behavior
As expected, persons high in subclinical paranoia had greater depression, social anxiety, self-consciousness, and lower self-esteem compared to persons low in sub clinical paranoia. Expand
The inferiority complex in paranoia readdressed: A study with the Implicit Association Test
The present study lends partial support for the notion that persecutory delusions serve as a defence against low implicit self‐esteem, although the explicit self-esteem of these patients is still lower than in normal participants. Expand
Paranoia and self-consciousness.
A new instrument designed to assess paranoid thought in college students, together with reliability and validity data, was presented and public self-consciousness was consistently and significantly correlated with the present measure of paranoia. Expand
Suspicious minds: the psychology of persecutory delusions.
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  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Clinical psychology review
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The empirical literature on psychological processes associated with persecutory thinking in clinical and non-clinical populations is comprehensively reviewed and the threat anticipation cognitive model of persecutory delusions is presented, which is hypothesised to arise from an interaction of emotional processes, anomalous experiences and reasoning biases. Expand
The defensive function of persecutory delusions: An investigation using the Implicit Association Test
A new methodology that has been widely used in investigations of implicit attitudes, the Implicit Association Test (IAT), was employed to assess covert self-esteem and results are consistent with a model of persecutory delusions as serving the defensive function of maintaining self- esteem. Expand
Paranoia and the defensive attributional style: deluded and depressed patients' attributions about their own attributions.
The findings suggest that the differences in internality for positive and negative events observed on the ASQ between deluded, normal and depressed subjects may not reflect differences in the types of causal statements made by these subjects but differences in their attribution about their attributions. Expand
A survey of delusional ideation in primary-care patients.
This survey demonstrates that questions that explore delusions and hallucinations are well-accepted by most primary-care patients, suggesting that delusional ideation is a dimensional phenomenon lying on a continuum with normality. Expand
Epidemiology of paranoid symptoms in an elderly population.
BACKGROUND Elderly people with paranoid symptoms are a taxing group for medical and social services, but studies of the prevalence of these symptoms in the general elderly population are rare. ThisExpand
The schizophrenic and the paranoid process.
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  • Psychology, Medicine
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Data are presented in support of an understanding of schizophrenic and paranoid processes as operating relatively independently in the formation and deformation of human personality. TheExpand
The London-East Anglia randomized controlled trial of cognitive-behaviour therapy for psychosis. IV: Self-esteem and persecutory delusions.
There was evidence that the majority of persecutory delusions do not fit either strong or weak formulations of the delusion-as-defence explanation and that there may be subgroups with differing aetiologies. Expand