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24. A 60 year man gives a 10 year history that he suspects his neighbors and he feels that when ever he passes by they sneeze and cough and conspires against him. He feels that his wife has been replaced by a double and calls police for help. He is quite well groomed, alert and occasionally consumes alcohol. The likely diagnosis is:

a. Paranoid personality
b. Paranoid schizophrenia
c. Alcoholic hallucinations
d. Dementia
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b. Paranoid schizophrenia