narcissistic, egocentric thought processes that have little or no relation to reality, and focus largely on self-absorption. May also refer to cognitive rigidities in thinking that are characteristic of autistic disorders. See also autism.

AUTISTIC THINKING: "A person exhibiting autistic thinking may retreat into fantasy by way of self-absorption."
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