ASYNDESIS

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n. disjointed speech, which sounds a little like word salad, in which disconnected ideas are put together without grammatical linkages - thus not making particular sense. Asyndesis is observed most frequently in schizophrenia and occasionally in other thought disorders.

ASYNDESIS: "Asyndesis, or disjointed speech, most commonly occurs in thought disorders, or schizophrenia."
Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "ASYNDESIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/asyndesis/ (accessed July 2, 2022).

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