Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Incoherent Speech


Definition: Fragmented speech where words and sentences are arbitrarily and meaninglessly put together (Petho and Ban 1989).


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



Pethö B, Ban TA. DCR Budapest-Nashville in the diagnosis and classification of functional psychoses. Psychopathology 1989; 21: 153-240.


January 9, 2020