So-called “paranoid” thoughts can be normal. But they could point to a mental health symptom if you lose the ability to judge whether they are or aren't likely to be true.
Here are the common causes and what you can do to ease your mind.
Are other people talking about me?
Was I just lied to?
Is someone watching me?
Everyone has thoughts like these from time to time. You might think of them as “paranoid.” But “you’re probably really having an anxious thought,” says Thomas Rodebaugh,...