Differences between paranoia and anxiety?

I know the core differences, but sometimes it’s hard to tell if I’m paranoid, anxious, or if I started out with one which then triggered the other.

So how do I tell paranoia and anxiety apart?


No one?

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I wasn’t really sure. I looked it up. This is the best answer I found from a reliable source.

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I subscribe to the psychotic anxiety concept

Paranoia is persecutory, anxiety with psychosis.
Anxiety is not persecutory, and is without psychosis.

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