Circumstantial Speech

Speech in which there are tightly linked associations, interspersed with nonessential associations, taking a circuitous route before reaching its goal
Aetiology Bipolardisorder, organic brain disease

circumstantial speech

Neurology Speech in which there are tightly linked associations, interspersed with nonessential associations, thus taking a circuitous route before reaching its goal Etiology Bipolar–manic-depressive disorder, organic brain disease. Cf Tangentiality.