an extreme type of thought disorder, shown in seriously disordered and virtually unintelligible talking or penmanship, marked by serious loosening of correlations quite suggestive of schizophrenia. The individual's correlations seem to have minimal or no logical correlation. Commonly referred to as jargon aphasia.

WORD SALAD: "Schizophrenia patients may have disordered speech or writing, also known as word salad. "
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