Sunday, 16.06.2019

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Thought directing

 

Definition:The feeling that ones’ thoughts are being physically guided, steered or directedby external forces (Scharfetter 1980).

 

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

 

Reference:

 

Scharfetter C. General psychopathology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press; 1980. p. 112

 

July 26, 2018