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I have a good friend who has Paranoid/Schizoid Personality

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I have a good "friend" who has Paranoid/Schizoid Personality Disorder; is there information on how to interact with such a person?
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From what you say, there is little you can do to progress this relationship unti he builds up enough trust to open up.

Other than that, treat him like any other person, with the exception that if he becomes delusional, do not agree with or 'buy into' his delusions.
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