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thought disorder

n
(Psychiatry) psychiatry a cognitive disorder in which the patient's thoughts or conversations are characterized by irrationality or sudden changes of subject
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Within those thoughts are cognitive errors -- flawed thinking, also known as thought disorder.
The different parts of the brain no longer communicate properly with each other across myelinated fibers, which is postulated as an explanation for cognitive impairment, thought disorder, negative symptoms, and lack of insight--all of which can contribute to nonadherence to treatment.
Thought disorder and visual-perceptual deficits in schizophrenia have been well described in the literature, (1) but their relationships with other psychopathology and cognitive functions remain unclear.
transient anxiety (mostly mild) during drug onset (n=12), transient confusion or thought disorder (n=9), mild and transient nausea (n=4), and transient headache (n=4).
However, psychiatrists do not usually consider anorexia nervosa to be a thought disorder, mood disorder, or memory disorder.
Significant psychopathology was schizoid thought disorder and social withdrawal.
Qat frequently impairs inhibition (similar to alcohol), and induces thought disorder, hallucinations and psychoses in some cases.
In a country of religious and cultural intolerance there is no victor only victim - victim of thought disorder and victim of thoughtless action.
This introductory college textbook focuses on the psychological aspects of cognitive disorders, rather than anatomy, and includes chapters on normal cognition and related clinical disorders such as agnosia, amnesia, thought disorder, and aphasia.
It is modeled on 4 scales: (1) eleven personality clinical scales: schizoid, avoidant, depressive, dependent, histrionic, narcissistic, antisocial, sadistic, compulsive, negativistic, nand masochistic, (2) three severe personality pathology scales: schizotypal, borderline, and paranoid, (3) seven clinical syndrome scales: anxiety, somatoform, bipolar, dysthymia, alcohol dependence, drug dependence, and posttraumatic stress disorder, and (4) three severe clinical syndrome scales: thought disorder, major depression, and delusional disorder.
paranoid ideation, thought disorder, or negative symptoms may prevent further social defeat).