A type of schizophrenia in which the patient has numerous systematized delusions as well as hallucinations and ideas of reference. He or she may also be agitated, angry, argumentative, and sometimes violent.
preoccupation with delusions that are generally consistent with a theme such as being hunted by adversaries. Beliefs are often accompanied by auditory and visual hallucinations. Judgment is impaired; behavior can be erratic, unpredictable and sometimes dangerous.
a form of schizophrenia characterized by delusions (of persecution or grandeur or jealousy); symptoms may include anger and anxiety and aloofness and doubts about gender identity; unlike other types of schizophrenia the patients are usually presentable and (if delusions are not acted on) may function in an apparently normal manner