Dissociation and Paranoia

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Lecture Overview

In this lecture, Geoff Ahern refreshes learners knowledge of specific symptoms in mental health conditions. Dissociation and paranoia are associated with a wide range of mental illnesses, though often presents as a key symptom in people with a personality disorder. Watch this lecture to improve your knowledge of how to care for a patient exhibiting patterns of paranoid thinking.


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Geoffrey Ahern View profile
Geoffrey Ahern is a senior mental health clinician with the Royal Melbourne Hospital and the North West Mental Health Team, and director of the Informed Mind Consultancy education service. Geoffrey has experience in emergency, trauma and psychiatric nursing, as well as rural nursing and alcohol and drug counselling. Geoffrey has a passion for education, from individual mentoring to tertiary lecturing, and is interested in the intersections between mental health and nutrition.
CPD time15m
First Published06 October 2019
Updated05 October 2019
29 June 2025
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Mental Health