Wednesday, 12.12.2018

Tangential thinking
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition:Thoughts are tightly linked, but bypass the goal by going off on tangents (Ban 1989).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Ban TA. CODE-DD. Composite Diagnostic Evaluation of Depressive Disorders. Nashville: JM Productions; 1989. p. 16.

 

June 7, 2018