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COPROLALIA [1 record]

Record 1 2009-08-12


Subject field(s)
  • Mental Disorders

Compulsive, stereotyped use of obscene, "filthy" language, particularly of words relating to feces; seen in some cases of schizophrenia and Gilles de la Tourette's syndrome.


  • Troubles mentaux

Les tics verbaux complexes consistant à prononcer des obscénités (coprolalie) se retrouvent chez moins de 10 % des sujets atteints de ce trouble [syndrome de Gilles de la Tourette].


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Trastornos mentales
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