Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms
Interpenetration of themes
Definition: Intrusion of ideas belonging to external unrelated issues in the stream of thoughts (Cameron 1951).
Exploration: The presence of interpenetration of themes can be established by interviewing the patient.
Cameron N. Experimental analysis of schizophrenic thinking. In: Kasanin JS. Language and Thought in Schizophrenia. Collected Papers. Berkeley: University of California Press; 1951, pp. 55-6.
May 9, 2019