Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms



Definition: Incorrect substitution of a word for another existing one (Ceccherini-Nelli and Crow 2003).


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




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January 16, 2020