LOGORRHEA (Logomania,Hyperlogia,Hyperphrasia)

Excessive, uncontrollable talking, often highly incoherent.Logorrhea occurs in states of pathological excitement, particularly in the manic phase of manic-depressive psychosis where one of the major symptoms is “pressure of speech.” For examples, see the illustrative cases under MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (MANIC PHASE).

Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "LOGORRHEA (Logomania,Hyperlogia,Hyperphrasia)," in PsychologyDictionary.org, November 28, 2018, https://psychologydictionary.org/logorrhea-logomaniahyperlogiahyperphrasia/ (accessed January 20, 2019).
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