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What is it called when a person misinterprets common

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What is it called when a person misinterprets common kindness as gestures of close friendship? for example: tommy gives johnny his apple at lunch. johnny thinks tommy is his best friend because he got an apple. tommy thinks nothing of it because he always gives away his apple, he doesnt like them. no one has ever given johnny an apple before.

Doctor's Assistant: Have you seen a doctor about this yet? What medications are you taking?

I dont have a dr. im not taking any medications

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Mental Health
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