Adolescent paranoia: Prevalence, structure, and causal mechanisms
Background: Adolescence can be a challenging time, characterised by self-consciousness, heightened regard for peer acceptance, and fear of rejection. Interpersonal concerns are amplified by unpredictable social interactions, both online and offline. This developmental and social context is potentially conducive to the emergence of paranoia. However, research on paranoia during adolescence is scarce.
Method: Our aim was to examine the prevalence, structu... Expand abstract
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