thought disorders


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thought disorders

A group of mental aberrations occurring in schizophrenia and various forms of dementia. They include false beliefs (DELUSIONS), memory loss, defects of attention and concentration, thought blocking and flight of ideas. Thought disorders may also be manifested by the use of word connections on the basis of phonetic resemblance rather than logic (clang associations) and by the use of meaningless or invented words (neologisms).
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