Friday, 18.10.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Overinclusion

 

Definition: Inability to maintain the boundaries of a certain thought line and to restrict the operations within its limits (Cameron 1951).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Cameron N. Experimental analysis of schizophrenic thinking. In: Kasanin JS, editor. Language and Thought in Schizophrenia. Collected Papers. Berkeley: University of California Press; 1951, pp. 56 -7.

 

May 9, 2019