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ABC for Paranoia (psychosis) Worksheet

Amanda Knowles

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On this page, we will provide you with the ABC for Paranoia (psychosis) Worksheet. It will help you to know how your beliefs about a situation and your interpretation affects your actions and situation.

What is the ABC for Paranoia (psychosis) Worksheet?

The concept of ABC model was proposed by Ellis, who believes that it is not the activating event that causes negative emotional and behavioral consequences, but rather that a person interprets these events unrealistically and therefore has an irrational belief system that helps cause the consequences. Paranoia involves intense anxious or fearful feelings and thoughts often related to persecution, threat, or conspiracy. Hence it is very important to examine the consequences and change the distorted pattern of thinking. 

How will the ABC for Paranoia (psychosis) Worksheet?

This worksheet will help you to know the different ways in which your paranoia affects you, it will also help you to find out your irrational thought that triggers you to act irrationally, Basically this model believes that how you perceive a situation will decide your actions and behaviours, it's not your situation which is wrong but your interpretation of the situation. 

Paranoid thinking not only just affects you mentally but also affects you physically, you get to experience a number of physical symptoms like palpitations, sweating and trembling. After getting to know about paranoia and how it affects you. You will be able to deal with the irrational thoughts effectively.

Instructions on how to use the ABC for Paranoia (psychosis) Worksheet

You will be able to go for the treatment or a management plan based on the level of the severity. The earlier the diagnosis and acceptance is, the better chances of recovery are there. 

You can download this worksheet here.

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Amanda Knowles

Amanda Knowled is an Applied Psychologist, with a deep interest in psychopathology and neuropsychology and how psychology impacts and permeates every aspect of our environment. She has worked in Clinical settings (as Special Ed. Counselor, CBT Therapist) and has contributed at local Universities as a Faculty member from time to time. She has a graduate degree in English Literature and feels very connected to how literature and psychology interact. She feels accountable and passionate about making a "QUALITY" contribution to the overall global reform and well-being. She actively seeks out opportunities where she can spread awareness and make a positive difference across the globe for the welfare of our global society.