LOOSENING OF ASSOCIATIONS

the action of jumping between unrelated or indirectly associated ideals and theories mid-sentence without any reason. This is similar to thought derailment.

LOOSENING OF ASSOCIATIONS: "Similar to thought derailment, the loosening of associations results in a chop-and-change approach to speech where ideas will be dropped and the subject changed without reason."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOOSENING OF ASSOCIATIONS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/loosening-of-associations/ (accessed November 15, 2019).
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