THOUGHT DERAILMENT

disordered, confused thought procedures, as cultivated by a propensity to jump from one subject to another which is indirectly correlated or entirely unrelated to the initial one. Thought derailment is indicative of schizophrenia.

THOUGHT DERAILMENT: "Thought derailment is commonly interchanged with cognitive derailment."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "THOUGHT DERAILMENT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 29, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/thought-derailment/ (accessed March 24, 2020).
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