CATAPHORA

n. a type of coma - a semicomatous one - which is marked by intervals of partial consciousness. The wakefulness, however, is imperfect and is characterized by lethargy and somnolence.

CATAPHORA: "A person experiencing cataphora is mostly asleep in a state of semicoma."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CATAPHORA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/cataphora/ (accessed May 27, 2020).
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