PRESSURE OF IDEAS By N., Sam M.S. - 5 One of the symptoms of mania leading to not only spontaneous but often very productive thought. PRESSURE OF IDEAS: "The subject exhibited such pressure of ideas that he seemed to be talking nonstop for hours." Related Psychology Terms MANGANESE POISONING ARISTOTLE (384-322 B.C.) FIGURE-DRAWING TEST Dissociative Identity Disorder LOCKE, JOHN (1632-1704) ADOLESCENCE (Theories) HYPERMNESIA MANIC-DEPRESSIVE REACTION (CIRCULAR AND MIXED TYPES) INHIBITION LYSERGIC ACID (LSD) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "PRESSURE OF IDEAS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pressure-of-ideas/ (accessed June 28, 2022).