parabulia

parabulia

 [par″ah-bu´le-ah]
perversion of the will, as when an individual intends to perform a particular action but halts and substitutes either an opposite action or an unrelated alternative. It is often seen in schizophrenics.

par·a·bu·li·a

(par'ă-bū'lē-ă),
Perversion of volition or will in which one impulse is checked and replaced by another.
[para- + G. boulē, will]

parabulia

An obsolete term for volitional perversion, in which one impulse or drive is replaced by another.

par·a·bu·li·a

(par'ă-bū'lē-ă)
Perversion of volition or will in which one impulse is checked and replaced by another.
[para- + G. boulē, will]