Meditation– Psychologists find that a week of mindfulness meditation can reduce feelings of paranoia. The studies also pinpoint feelings of non-judgment to correlate with paranoid thoughts. The study was initiated to help lower paranoia in students.
Psychiatry – When a patient seeks treatment for PPD, psychotherapy is the treatment of choice. Treatment likely will focus on increasing general coping skills, especially trust and empathy, as well as on improving social interaction, communication, and self-esteem. Medication generally is not used to treat PPD
Psychotherapy – Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) can help someone with paranoid personality disorder recognize their destructive beliefs and thought patterns. By changing how these beliefs influence their behavior, CBT can help reduce paranoia and improve how well your loved one interacts with others.