We chose the PTI which is an index score derived from the Rorschach Comprehensive System (RCS) for the measurement of thought disorder
and form perception.
Thus, positive symptoms may be explained by one defect, negative symptoms by another, and thought disorder
by a third structural abnormality.
(18) Furthermore, "bizarre" thoughts or odd obsessions which would suggest a presence of delusional thought disorder
in a normally functioning person are fairly typical manifestations in autism.
The nature and measurement of schizophrenic thought disorder
. Journal of Mental Science, 108, 825-842.
For the thought disorder
variables, we found a nonsignificant condition effect ([F.sub.4,101] = 2.38, p = nonsignificant), a significant time effect ([F.sub.8,97] = 3.02, p < 0.01), and a nonsignificant condition by time interaction ([F.sub.8,97] = 1.43, p = nonsignificant).
I don't think it's a thought disorder
; I think it's a characteristic idiom of human thought.
These hallucinations have been called benign, and traditionally have been associated with a Unified Parkinson Disease Rating Scale (UPDRS) Thought Disorder
score of 2.
These include hallucinations, delusions and thought disorder
and together are known as symptoms of psychosis.
Mark explained: "For 14 years, I specialised in the care of older people with a mental illness ( primarily people with Alzheimer's as well as vascular dementia, thought disorder
and clinical depression.
But new figures from the British Crime Survey showed 26pc of people living within the Durham Constabulary thought disorder
levels were high - 4pc more than the national average.
"She's been to so many doctors and they've all told her different things - that she's got mild schizophrenia or depression or an obsessive compulsive disorder but I think it's a thought disorder
which is caused by a chemical imbalance.
A New Zealand study found that 77% of adult psychiatric inpatients that reported either CSA or CPA experienced hallucinations, delusions or thought disorder
, and that the content of about half of these symptoms appeared to be related to the abuse (Read & Argyle, 1999).