FRAGMENTATION OF THINKING By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 where the process of thinking is confused where a complete action is no longer possible. It is a primary symptom of schizophrenia. FRAGMENTATION OF THINKING: "In fragmentation of thinking a person may give general answers in place of specific answers." Related Psychology Terms PRIMARY PROCESS PREDICATE THINKING SECONDARY PROCESS ATTENUATED PSYCHOTIC SYMPTOMS SYMBOLIC PROCESS APATHY FUNDAMENTAL SYMPTOMS PRIMARY DEGENERATIVE DEMENTIA PARALOGIA DISTURBANCE OF ASSOCIATION Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FRAGMENTATION OF THINKING," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/fragmentation-of-thinking/ (accessed December 10, 2018).