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Thought blocking
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

 

Definition:Sudden absence of all thoughts and mental activity(Taylor 1981).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Taylor M.A. The Neuropsychiatric Mental Status Examination. New York: Spectrum Publications; 1981. p. 85.

 

May 31, 2018