Tangential thinking
Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms


Definition:Thoughts are tightly linked, but bypass the goal by going off on tangents (Ban 1989).


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




Ban TA. CODE-DD. Composite Diagnostic Evaluation of Depressive Disorders. Nashville: JM Productions; 1989. p. 16.


June 7, 2018