"Paranoia is characterized by irrational belief of sources of danger What do you call the belief that danger is everywhere, when danger is everywhere? " In answer to uyour question: There are two basics reactions to danger: the paranoid dynamic in which the person tends to fight the threat or run away from it; and the hysterical dynamic in which the person simply melts into a state of helplessness. BOTH of these are perfectly normal reactions to danger. Further, Every human being is endowed with both dynamics; but in a given individual one dynamic tends to predominate over the other. Paranoia is a paranoid reaction to an IMAGINED source of danger. One should be careful not to confuse a normal paranoid dynamic reaction to paranoia. One is normal, the other pathological.
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