paralogia


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paralogia

 [par″ah-lo´jah]
disturbance of the reasoning faculty, marked by illogical or delusional speech.

par·a·lo·gi·a

, paralogismparalogy (par'ă-lō'jē-ă, pă-ral'ō-jizm, -ral'ō-jē),
False reasoning, involving self-deception.
[G. paralogia, a fallacy, fr. para, beside, + logos, reason]

par·a·lo·gi·a

, paralogism , paralogy (par'ă-lō'jē-ă, pă-ral'ŏ-jizm, -jē)
False reasoning, involving self-deception.
[G. paralogia, a fallacy, fr. para, beside, + logos, reason]

paralogia

(păr″ă-lō′jē-ă) [Gr. para, beside, + logos, word, reason]
A disorder of reasoning.

benign paralogia

Disordered thinking and communication of thought in which delusions, bizarre thoughts, hallucinations, and regressive behavior are absent. Affected patients are not severely incapacitated.