ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION AND INTENSIFICATION OF PARANOID TRAITS IN ATTEMPTED HOMICIDE
Author(s): Bernat N Tiffon
* and Jorge Gonzalez Fernandez
There is strong evidence that paranoia can be an existing trait in the general population as a continuous dimension ranging from minimal levels to paranoid personality traits, and that at its maximum expression could take the form of disabling psychotic disorders such as delusional disorder or schizophrenia however, and according to Caviedes, GEC and Yonfá, EDA. Here are studies in which the existence of comorbidity between paranoid, borderline, antisocial and histrionic personality and problematic alcohol consumption is mentioned which in psychopathological terminology is called dual pathology (comorbidity of mental disorder and toxic consumption).