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LOGORRHOEA [1 record]

Record 1 2018-12-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Symptoms (Medicine)
  • Mental Disorders
  • Clinical Psychology
DEF

Speech that is increased in amount, accelerated, and difficult or impossible to interrupt.

OBS

Usually it is also loud and emphatic. Frequently the person talks without any social stimulation and may continue to talk even though no one is listening.

OBS

It is characteristic of manic episodes and also of Wernicke aphasia, but it is also found in other disorders such as schizophrenia.

Key term(s)
  • logorrhoea

French

Domaine(s)
  • Symptômes (Médecine)
  • Troubles mentaux
  • Psychologie clinique
DEF

Discours abondant, accéléré et difficile, voire impossible à interrompre.

OBS

En général, il est également bruyant et emphatique. Fréquemment, le sujet parle en l'absence de la moindre stimulation sociale et il peut continuer à parler même si personne ne l'écoute.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Síntomas (Medicina)
  • Trastornos mentales
  • Psicología clínica
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