DISTURBANCE OF ASSOCIATION By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 Interrupting a logical chain of accepted thought giving rise to confused and haphazard thinking. See also schizophrenic thinking- thought disorder. DISTURBANCE OF ASSOCIATION: "Disturbance of association leads to haphazard and confused thinking." Related Psychology Terms PRECONSCIOUS THINKING ADOPTION STUDY TWO-PLUS-TWO PHENOMENON UNDIFFERENTIATED SCHIZOPHRENIA PARADOXICAL THINKING THINKING ASIDE FATAL FAMILIAL INSOMNIA POSTSCHIZOPHRENIC DEPRESSION LAWS OF THOUGHT THOUGHT DERAILMENT Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DISTURBANCE OF ASSOCIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/disturbance-of-association/ (accessed May 8, 2021).