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Yu Shirai, MD

Psychiatry

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  • Feeling as if i am under threat even though there is no evidence

  • I need to be careful because there are people planning to attack me

  • Feeling that I am the topic of conversation when I go out in public

  • Feeling that my thoughts are being broadcasted to those around me

  • My thoughts are being extracted by someone or somebody

  • Often get the feeling that I am being spied on

  • Paranoid schizophrenia (Being watched)

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Content updated on May 23, 2022

When to See a Doctor

Seek professional care if you experience any of the following symptoms

  • Feel like somebody is targeting me

Possible Causes

  • Alzheimer dementia (AD)

    Alzheimer's disease is the most common cause of dementia. The brain shrinks affecting memory and behavior. Symptoms worsen over time, and can interfere with daily life. Increasing age increases the risk for Alzheimer dementia.

  • Alcohol poisoning

    The drinking of alcohol becomes a disorder when it is excessive and disruptive. Patients develop withdrawal symptoms without alcohol, and experience strong cravings. This can cause interfere greatly with their life, work and relationships.

  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE)

    An autoimmune disease, caused by the body's own immune system attacking organs and cells in the body. The exact cause is unclear, but risk factors include female gender, childbearing age, and heredity.

  • Syphilis (including syphilitic alopecia)
  • Fraud

  • Drug addiction

  • Lewy Body Dementia

Related Serious Diseases

  • Cerebral infarction

    Cerebral infarct is a type of stroke that occurs due to a reduced blood supply and oxygen delivery to the brain. This results in the death of brain cells and brain damage. It is usually caused by a blood clot or fatty/ cholesterol plaques blocking a blood vessel to the brain.

Questions your doctor may ask about this symptom

Your doctor may ask these questions to check for this symptom

  • Do you feel like someone is targeting or out to harm you?

  • Do you feel fatigued?

  • Do you have difficulty sleeping (Insomnia)?

  • Do you have less or no appetite, therefore eat less food?

  • Do you feel tired almost every day and unmotivated to do anything?

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