Paranoid schizophrenia is a syndrome marked by delusions and hallucinations that involve themes of persecution and grandiosity. It is Schizophrenia marked by a preoccupation with delusions or by frequent auditory hallucinations related to a single theme, especially grandeur or persecution; characterized by a preoccupation with one or more delusions or frequent auditory hallucinations It is a type of schizophrenia dominated by delusions of persecution, along with delusions of grandeur.
Paraprofessional refers to an individual who works in a near-professional capacity under the supervision of a more highly trained person. Paraprofessionals, examples are crisis hotline workers moreover are persons with no formal clinical training, but who have been trained to assist professional mental health workers. The use of Paraprofessionals has been growing in community psychology and in the mental health field as a whole, and the results of meta-analyses suggest that Paraprofessionals may be as effective or in some cases even more effective than professionals. They are individuals without advanced education in psychology who have been trained to assist professional mental health workers.