Test for Paranoia

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Do you bear grudges? Do you suspect others are trying to exploit you?

Take this quiz to see if you are suffering from paranoia.

It's free, quick, confidential, and scientifically validated.

Click the button to indicate how much you agree or disagree with each statement.
1. I read hidden insulting or threatening meanings into innocent remarks or events.
2. I have recurrent suspicions, without justifications, regarding the fidelity of my romantic partner (e.g., I think they're cheating on me).
3. I suspect that others are exploiting, harming, or deceiving me, without any concrete basis for my suspicions.
4. I am reluctant to confide in or open up to others because I fear the information will be maliciously used against me in the future.
5. I bear grudges (e.g., I don't forgive insults, injuries, or slights).
6. I am preoccupied with unjustified doubts about the loyalty or trustworthiness of my friends, coworkers, and colleagues.
7. I perceive attacks on my character or reputation that aren't usually apparent to others, and am quick to react angrily or to counterattack.
8. I don't have a current diagnosis of schizophrenia, any psychotic disorder, or a diagnosis with psychotic features.
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References: Lee R. Mistrustful and Misunderstood: A Review of Paranoid Personality Disorder. Curr Behav Neurosci Rep. 2017 Jun;4(2):151-165. doi: 10.1007/s40473-017-0116-7. Epub 2017 May 18. PMID: 29399432; PMCID: PMC5793931.

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