Sunday, 16.06.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Interpenetration of themes

Definition: Intrusion of ideas belonging to external unrelated issues in the stream of thoughts (Cameron 1951).

 

Exploration: The presence of interpenetration of themes can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Reference:

 

Cameron N. Experimental analysis of schizophrenic thinking. In:  Kasanin JS. Language and Thought in Schizophrenia. Collected Papers. Berkeley: University of California Press; 1951, pp. 55-6.

 

May 9, 2019