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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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]
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parabulia

An obsolete term for volitional perversion, in which one impulse or drive is replaced by another.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012