POVERTY OF CONTENT OF SPEECH

speech which is sufficient in amount but too general, recurrent, and absent of content to be qualitatively sufficient. It is often viewed in schizophrenia and is different from poverty of speech, wherein the amount of speech is reduced.

POVERTY OF CONTENT OF SPEECH: "The povery of content of speech present in the child could be due to a learning disorder."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "POVERTY OF CONTENT OF SPEECH," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/poverty-of-content-of-speech/ (accessed November 18, 2019).
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